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Evening Dress by Hanae Mori

Hanae Mori

November 1, 2017

Object : Evening Dress  

Designer: Hanae Mori

Medium: Silk twill, Printed chiffon

Date: c. 1975

Country: Japan

Credit: Gift from the Estate of Mrs. Charlotte Dorrance Wright

This gown, purchased at Nan Duskin during the mid-1970's, reflects the growing international face of fashion.  Hanae Mori was a Japanese designer with a showroom in the heart of New York's garment center, who would launch her couture collection in Paris in 1977.