Collection Online
silk (jersey, crêpe de chine), glass (beads)
72.0 cm (centre back) 206.0 cm (hem circumference)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
label, centre back neckline, woven in gold on ivory silk: Jeanne Lanvin PARIS / 22. Faubourg St Honore
printed in ink on reverse: 6384
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Mrs Krystyna Campbell-Pretty in memory of Mr Harold Campbell-Pretty, 2015
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Evening cape in black silk jersey, with wide collar fastening at the centre front. Decorated across the shoulders and upper back with swirls of embroidery in glass beading. Lined in green silk and cream silk in two sections.