“Delphos” gown, Mariano Fortuny

Worn by Oona O'Neill, Charlie Chaplin's last wife

  • Mariano Fortuny 

  • Between 1945 and 1950
  • Toile de coton blanc plissée, perles en verre de Murano blanches, jaunes et bleues.
  • GAL2017.17.13
  • Acquisition Vogue Paris Foundation 2016
  • Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

Oona O'Neill, Charlie Chaplin's last wife, owned several "Delphos" dresses - Mariano Fortuny's iconic model - in different colours. This one was most likely purchased in New York. It consists of three fabric strips.