André Laug, Tan Silk Crinkled Gauze Pleated Dress

Title

André Laug, Tan Silk Crinkled Gauze Pleated Dress

Description

Knee-length dress with peter pan collar, pussy bow, and long sleeves finished with a 2.5" inch cuff. Bodice and skirt are connected along a waist seam. Bodice fullness is managed sewn pleats, both at the front and the back of the garment. Same applies to skirting, although the front skirting is decorated with 4 non-function acrylic shank buttons that hold down the pleats.

Creator

André Laug, 1931-1984, Designer

Date

1970-1979

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-509

Coverage

Italy

Extent

Bust: 36" Waist: 26"

Curator Notes

Good condition. Small stains on the cuffs. Hem fold is 2.5" (same as cuff width), indicating that the garment was probably not altered for the wearer. This piece is from André Laug's Audrey Hepburn collection (tag 'for Audrey S.R.L.') sold at Bergdorf Goodman.

Textile

Silk

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

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Citation

André Laug, 1931-1984, Designer, “André Laug, Tan Silk Crinkled Gauze Pleated Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed March 30, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/367.

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