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Description

A=Overdress; B=Underdress; C=Belt. A=Overdress - 2 sheer layers: yellow bottom layer; light blue top layer; V-neckline to waist w/ lapel; short puffed sleeves. Empire waistline w/ downward front point; triangular insets in both layers at hem; single hook & eye at front waist. B=Underdress - lavender; V-neckline; two thin shoulder straps crisscrossing at each shoulder; empire waist; gathered at front center yoke. Triangular insets added at hem for flair; 1 hook & eye and 4 snaps at left side closure. C=Belt - gray-green velvet w/ gray satin backing; hook & eye and snap closure at bow back; two long extensions hanging from bow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1935
Material
acetate film
machine-made
nylon
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Acetate
acetate film
DRESS
dresses (garments)
evening dress (concept)
evening dresses (garments)
Evening Wear
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Nylon
nylon
stitching
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.31A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eliza Kimball, Helen Chase Kimball-Brooke and Lee Kimball Bryon
GUSN
12871

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