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Evening dress
Evening dress
Designer:
Date:
1939
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Taffeta
Dimensions:
148 x 86 cm (58 1/4 x 33 7/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Sale: Sotheby's London, 5/20/86, Lot 2

Accession Number:
1992.46.8a-b
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-11
Credit Line:

Bequest of Elise S. Haas

Long silver-blue paper taffeta gown with short puff sleeves. Sleeve hems caught into small box pleats, skirt attatched at waist with external box-pleats. Sweetheart neckline and hem have applied narrow box-pleated trim. Narrow criss-cross self straps across back neckline. Separate narrow self tie belt. The bodice pieces are backed with a cotton or linen, which also forms a short free-hanging petticoat.
Ref: Hawes 1992.46.11