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Evening Dress

Description

Pink satin evening gown with asymmetrical sleeves. Capped sleeve at left side of gold metallic with satin shoulder strap, draped with band of gold lace and lined with red chiffon. Right side has dolman sleeve with large panel of gold lace with red chiffon lining extending to hem. Pink satin draped across front to left hip. Snap closure with corsage of pink velvet and metallic leaves. Back of gown has satin draped from right to left hip. Half-slip lining of white silk. Snap and hook and eye closure at right side seam.

Details

Maker
DeFachelle, G. (Dressmaker)
Date
1920-1925
Inscriptions
"Mme. G. DeFachelle/833 Beacon St. Boston, Mass." (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
chiffon
lace (needlework)
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
Gown, Evening
gowns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Dimensions
57 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1984.482
Credit Line
Gift of the Family of Sarah Merry Bradley Gamble
GUSN
12862

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