This grand evening gown in ivory silk was designed by Jenny Sacerdote, a couturière whose clothes were described in the fashion press as being characterized by “this new spirit which we call modern.”
Proust’s Muse, The Countess Greffulhe runs through January 7, 2016 at The Museum at FIT in NYC.
Evening gown, circa 1924-25
Silk satin, silk muslin, embroidery
GAL1964.20.19, gift of the Gramont family to the Palais Galliera