Cape, Evening. Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Manufacturer: House of Lesage (French, founded 1922). Date: spring 1937. Culture: French. Medium: wool, metal, silk. Dimensions: Length at CB: 59 in. (149.9 cm).
The fashion of Paris: Elsa Schiaparelli learned all about Surrealism in the Twenties (although this dress is from the Thirties)