Circa 1935, USA
Gift of Mrs. Louise Morgan Hook, Mrs. Anne Morgan Simoneau and Mr. J.P. Morgan, II,
in memory of their mother, Mrs. Junius S. Morgan, 76.20.2A/B
This evening ensemble is made from a simple striped fabric that
King had cut and reassembled at a 45 degree angle. This technique, known as “mitering,” was popular with leading couturiers. Its use here underscores King’s familiarity with cutting-edge couture practices.