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

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)