Prom Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1955

GUSN

GUSN-265588

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

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
nylon
net (textile)
taffeta
rhinestone
hand sewing
proms
Nylon
Taffeta
Dress

Maker

Cayford, Jeannette

Dimensions

46 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Nylander

Accession Number

2002.45.1A

Places

Steubenville (Jefferson county, Ohio)
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Ohio (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)

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