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Description

Black satin, rayon; shouder strap consisting of 2 bands of black velveteen; "v" decolletage w/ "u" shaped back. Pleats at bust; straight waist; very full skirt gored at sides; hem trimmed w/ 4 velvet ribbon bands in pink, purple, red & black; hook & eye clsoure on left side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1940
Inscriptions
2 labels. 1. on right sideseam: ""Fred Leys/ Boston/ Wellesley/ Hyannis"" 2. on left sideseam: ""An original design/ Registered/ by a member of/ Fashion Originators Guild""
Material
machine-made
rayon
satin
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
rayon
Rayon
Satin
satin
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.359
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
12824

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