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Probably made from a pre-sequined "robe" in the Tirocchi shop, this dress shows an effective use of the moderne flower as decoration on a simple tubular form. At the same time, overlapping sequins all over the dress create a shiny surface that looks forward to the Machine Age aesthetic.




French maker,
pieces possibly assembled
n the Tirocchi shop
Dress with Moderne Flower Motif, ca. 1926
Silk; net, embroidered with
sequins and jet

Gift of L. J. Cella III



Lace length Cotton, net border
Silk length Length with tulips
Length with ovals Green velvet coat
  Flower motif dress