Seminar on textile conservation

September 10th 2018

Royal evening gown from Maison e Re Chiantore, Torino, Italy, 1909, before conservation. The material is rich, yellow silk satin with drapings of sheer ninon in the same colour. The elaborate decorations of embroidered lilacs and ornaments of silver thread, silk ribbons, and chenille along with sequins and glass beads further emphasize the festive look.