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The designer of this evening dress
borrowed the Viennese grid format
for the ornamentation of the simple
tubular form. The pink and red colors
also reflect Eastern European influence.

Probably American maker,
after a French design
Dress with Pink Zig-Zags, ca. 1926
Silk; chiffon, embroidered with
beads and paillettes

Lent by the University of
Rhode Island, Kingston,
Historic Costume and
Textile Collection



Length with Russian design Sil "Robe"
Sketch and "Robe" Dress and jacket
  Silk, chiffon dress