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Description

Magenta charmeuse; bias cut; wide neckline; cut down to waist in back; sleeveless; streamers attached to shoulder straps. Slightly shirred at sides & waist; snap closure on left side; attached self-belt w/ snap closure; horizontal band inset at knee level; tying in bow at back; floor length.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1933-1940
Inscriptions
1. Woven on inside seam: ""Best & Co/ Fifth Ave/ New York"" 2. Printed on inside seam: ""NRA/ (figure of eagle)/ Made Under/ Dress Code/ Authority/ HSC/ 001469""
Material
machine-made
rayon
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Charmeuse
DRESS
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Possibly rayon
Rayon
stitching
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1992.19
GUSN
12901

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