Women's Evening Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

Late 1920s to early 1930s

GUSN

GUSN-174136

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

Descriptive Terms

gowns
Women's clothing
Gown, Evening

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tinkham

Accession Number

1993.527