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Women's Evening Gown

Description

Full-length, black, sleeveless dress made of low-pile velvet. Neck is low v-shape. Off-white straps start at shoulder and extend to about shoulder blades in back; off-white straps studded with rhinestones and crystal beads in shape of sunbursts on left side are off-white and black velvet flowers in relief. Flowers have off-white stamens made of thread and teardrop shaped beads. On right side are three sewn, decorative folds. The waistline has decoratively sewn folds-v-shape in front, straight across in rear.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Late 1920s to early 1930s
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Gown, Evening
gowns
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1993.527
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Tinkham
GUSN
174136

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