evening dress

Creation date
silk jersey, resist dyed
L: 62 in.
Credit line
Gift of Elizabeth Weymouth
Accession number
Not Currently On View

This exceptional double silk jersey dress features a trompe l'oeil belt in the form of a snake.

Shibori (a stitched resist technique similar to tie-dye) and painting were used to create the snake motif.

Elizabeth Weymouth (b. 1943), New York; through (Stan Weaver, New York); given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art (1985).
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