Evening Dress, 1923–26
This is a Evening Dress.
This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Museum of the City of New York as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.
Callot Soeurs was one of the most important Parisian designers favored by American women. The house’s designs often featured asymmetrical hems, lace and embroidered elements, and Eastern inspiration, all seen here. Harriet Kreisler, wife of the renowned violinist and composer, wore this dress while circulating in glamorous social circles.
It is credited
Lent by Museum of the City of New York, Gift of Mrs. Fritz Kreisler, 1960, 60.142.1.
Its dimensions are
Length (approx.): 48 in.
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.