Evening dress with square neckline and short sleeves. Cream silk satin with overlay of black and cream net. Opening at front skirt. Heavily beaded and sequined with silver spangles, tassels and rhinestones. Bodice is boned with drawstring at neck. Medallion and chevron motif with flowers at neckline. Hook and eye closure at back. Sheer undersleeve of cream silk with black net ruffle. Black net bands around shoulders front to back and around waist. Lower portion of dress of black net with large sequin medallions and scalloped edge. Edged with black silk satin. Lined with cream satin. One band of elastic 1/4 of the way up. Spangles are tarnished.
Printed on underarm guards ribbon & cross with: ""THE BEST"" and ""WARRENTED/ KLEINERT/ TRADEMARK"" Underneath is printed: ""The Gem/ FLESH COLOR/ SILK LINED/ A 3 14.""
- Object type
- Clothing -- Outerwear
- Descriptive terms
evening dresses (garments)
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- Credit Line
- Gift of the Family of Sarah Merry Bradley Gamble