Chiffon Evening Dress - Jean Dessès
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Dessès's fascination with draping and classical form resulted in gowns of great technical complexity. Although the bodice appears to be soft and unstructured, it is supported by the sewn-in boning common at the time.
Evening dress (robe du soir longue)
Jean Dessès (1904-70)
Worn by Mrs Opal Holt and given by Mrs Haynes and Mrs Clark
Museum no. T.105-1982