evening dress

 
Designer
Creation date
Materials
silk jersey, resist dyed
Dimensions
L: 62 in.
Credit line
Gift of Elizabeth Weymouth
Accession number
1985.631
Collection
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).
Reproduction of these images, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA.

350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820
New York, NY 10118
Tel: 212-736-6666
Fax: 212-736-6767
e-mail: info@vagarights.com
site: http://www.vaga.org/