FORTUNY DELPHOS GOWN and BELT with ORIGINAL BOX, c. 1920. Sleeveless spruce silk having fixed gently scooped neckline, white and amber Murano glass beads on silk cord decorating the armholes and side seams, gold stencilled silk belt with bow over hook & eye closures, selvedge stamped "Fabrique en Italie . Fortuny Depose"
A fine and rare Mariano Fortuny stencilled velvet gown, early 20th century, `labelled Mariano Fortuny, Venise', the soft blue velvet ground stencilled in gold with Medieval style patterns, the sides inset with pleated silk and laced with silk cords and fastened with Murano glass beads. Detail
Evening dress Designer: Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) Date: 1967 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 5 in. (12.7 cm) Length at CB (b): 44 in. (111.8 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Marjorie Reed Gordon, 1994