Crêpe backed silk satin In 1931 Vogue coined the phrase ‘poured in’ to describe the fit of the sheath dress. The long bias-cut panels cling to the natural curves of the body, which, for the first time was the fashionable shape. The skilful cut and the inventive design of twisted serpent-like tails is reminiscent of Elsa Schiaparelli’s work. Title Evening Dress, 1932
1930's dress made from an ivory silk rayon features a v-neckline with a sailor bow tie detail at the front center, large button closures down the front center, and 3/4 flutter sleeves. The dress tapers in at the waist and flows straight down at the hips.