André Laug, Café-au-lait Print Silk Crêpe de Chine Dress

Title

André Laug, Café-au-lait Print Silk Crêpe de Chine Dress

Description

Long sleeve, café-au-lait print silk crêpe de chin, band collared knee-length dress. Bodice is asymmetrical, with hidden placket running off the center front and closing with acrylic buttons. Skirt closure runs diagonal towards the side seam and is buttoned with fabric-covered shank buttons set in eight bound buttonholes. The skirt asymmetrical panel ends in four pleats and a belt that covers the seam running between the bodice and the skirting.

Creator

André Laug, 1931-1984, Designer

Date

1970-1979

Contributor

Gift from Jerry Ann and Victor Costa

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-492

Coverage

Italy

Extent

Bust: 40" Waist: 27"

Curator Notes

Excellent condition and displays fine craftsmanship. Skirt side seams show that the garment was let out by 3/4" along right side seam. This piece is from André Laug's Audrey Hepburn collection (tag 'for Audrey S.R.L.) sold at Neiman Marcus.

Textile

Silk Crêpe de Chine

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

2015.48.3

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Citation

André Laug, 1931-1984, Designer, “André Laug, Café-au-lait Print Silk Crêpe de Chine Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed March 30, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/366.

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