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Women's Dress

Description

Ivory silk flapper dress with silk underslip attached by snaps at shoulder and tacked at underarm. A variety of metal and glass beads decorate the entire dress, front and back. Pattern appears to be a trellis design with flowers and leaves. Hem has many strands of beaded fringe (glass?).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920s
Inscriptions
"MIADA" (stamped)
Material
beads by form
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
beads by form
Dress
dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1993.525
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Tinkham
GUSN
174140

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