Evening Dress by Hanae Mori
November 1, 2017
: Evening Dress
Designer: Hanae Mori
Medium: Silk twill, Printed chiffon
Date: c. 1975
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.