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Evening dress

Designer:
Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region)
Date:
1945
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lillian T. Farley, 1967
Accession Number:
C.I.67.52.1
Not on view
A fullness that radiates from the neckline to underarm endows the gown with a sense of the fabric abundance. Grès balances profliate use of fabric with passages of minimalism to the effect of enchanging in a sweet-and-sour delight the feelings of both moderation and magnificence.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Madame Grès," September 13, 1994–November 27, 1994.

Flint Institute of Arts. "The Art of Haute Couture," March 31, 1977–July 3, 1977.

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