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Ensemble: dress, belt, capelet and slip
Ensemble: dress, belt, capelet and slip
Designer:
Date:
1939
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Crepe, Silk Bobbin Net Or Tulle
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Worn by Ethel Harriman Russell(1897 - 1953)

Accession Number:
1983.63.13a-d
Acquisition Date:
1983-12-14
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. C.H. Russell

Exhibition History:

Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, October 2005

Ankle length bias cut evening dress (a) with shoulder straps in royal blue silk bobbin net or tulle machine-embroidered with scattered star pattern and attached underdress of blue silk crepe with alternating bands of blue and white net at the hemline. Self-fabric belt (b). Short capelet (c) of royal blue silk bobbin net or tulle edged with white is bust length in front, extending to below the waist in back. White crepe slip (d).