Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1930-1940

GUSN

GUSN-12824

Description

Black satin, rayon; shouder strap consisting of 2 bands of black velveteen; "v" decolletage w/ "u" shaped back. Pleats at bust; straight waist; very full skirt gored at sides; hem trimmed w/ 4 velvet ribbon bands in pink, purple, red & black; hook & eye clsoure on left side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
rayon
satin
Women's clothing
Rayon
Satin
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Inscription

2 labels. 1. on right sideseam: ""Fred Leys/ Boston/ Wellesley/ Hyannis"" 2. on left sideseam: ""An original design/ Registered/ by a member of/ Fashion Originators Guild""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher

Accession Number

1990.359

Places

Massachusetts (United States)