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Prom Dress

Description

Bright blue nylon net (2 layers); skirt and bodice with a pink (originally blue) taffeta lining; skirt is very full; bodice is fitted and sleeveless with rhinestone straps; bodice has a "bunched" effect; "waltz length," gown does not reach floor.

Details

Maker
Cayford, Jeannette
Date
1955
Material
hand sewing
net (textile)
nylon
rhinestone
taffeta
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Ohio (United States)
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)
Steubenville (Jefferson county, Ohio)
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
hand sewing
net (textile)
Nylon
nylon
proms
rhinestone
taffeta
Taffeta
Dimensions
46 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.45.1A
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Nylander
GUSN
265588
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