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Dress

Designer:
Jeanne Hallée (French, 1880–1914)
Date:
1907
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk
Credit Line:
Gift of Howard Sturges, in memory of his mother, Mrs. Howard O. Sturges, 1949
Accession Number:
C.I.49.2.5
Not on view
In an ingenious fusion of Art Nouveau and the palette, line, and specific motifs of chinoiserie, a blue-and-white cloud pattern is isolated at the shoulder in the manner of Manchu court robes.
Marking: [label] "Jeanne Hallee / 3 Rue Ville Leveque, Paris"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Orientalism: Visions of the East in Western Dress," December 8, 1994–March 19, 1995.

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