Evening coat Design House: House of Chanel Designer: Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel Date: ca. 1920 Culture: French Medium: silk Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1987 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Coco Chanel 1925 silk chiffon with silk fringe. "This garment is one of the best examples of flapper-style dress in the museum's collection. The flat silhouettes, use of fringe, and sparkling embroidery are common features of the era.