Mariano Fortuny Silk Pleated "Delphos" Gown With M
Mariano Fortuny Silk Pleated "Delphos" Gown with Murano Glass Beadwork, c. 1910, Venice, Italy, champagne-colored, with two hand-decorated strips of fabric, probably originally a single piece, a belt or sash, signed on interior back seam, "Made in Italy Fabrique en Italie Fortuny Depose," lg. approx. 62 in.
Overall great condition, a few minor dark spots to fabric/ to entire dress,(see additional photographs). A few horizontal pulls throughout dress and a couple of areas of slight puckering. Belt/ sash in two pieces, measure approx. 26 and 29 in. Dress does not appear to have been altered in any way. Hemline varies by a couple of inches at various points. Measurement from top shoulder to hem approx. 60 in. From center neckline to hem approx. 57 in front and 58 in back. 8 in. slit at armholes.