Chanel Boutique, Cream Silk Top

Title

Chanel Boutique, Cream Silk Top

Description

Cream silk long-sleeve top with attached black velvet bow and round collar. Sleeves are gathered under an overlaying fabric sewn on princess seams. Sleeve cuffs are gathered and folded up with two black velvet bows sewn on both sides. Bodice consists of six front gold button closure and hook and eyes. Waistline is turned under 2" hem. Bodice is unlined, but the finishes inside are serged. The overlay fabric sewn on side seams and cuff hemline are both serged and cut in a narrow zigzag lines.

Creator

Coco Chanel, 1883-1971, Founder and Designer;
Karl Lagerfeld, 1933-2019, Creative Director and Designer

Date

1980-1989

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous Donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_p2-1858

Coverage

France

Extent

Waist: 26"

Curator Notes

Excellent condition.

Textile

Silk and Velvet

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Files

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Citation

Coco Chanel, 1883-1971, Founder and Designer; Karl Lagerfeld, 1933-2019, Creative Director and Designer, “Chanel Boutique, Cream Silk Top,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed May 26, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/534.

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