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Dress
Dress
Date:
ca. 1926
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Black Net, Jet Beads, Silk, Satin And Sequins
Dimensions:
110.5 cm (43 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Provenance:

worn by Alfhild M. Alenius in 1923

Accession Number:
78.57a-c
Acquisition Date:
1978-09-07
Credit Line:

Gift of Alfhild M. Alenius and Linnea J. West

Exhibition History:

Couture Embroidery, de Young Museum, 1994

Dress with underslip and wrap Tabard-style overdress black silk net embroidered with sequins and glass beads, underdress has divided shoulder straps, the lower one is trimmed with beading and crosses the upper arm. Wide silk belt. Underdress is a reproduction.