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Worn by Ethel Harriman Russell(1897 - 1953)
Gift of Mrs. C.H. Russell
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).