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Presentation Dress

Style Period

Transitional

Description

Dress is floor ankle length with a short train in back, has a pull tassel to lift train for walking. Lace overlay on the right bodice, tucks into large purple flower on left waistband. Many yellow bows in the back. Embroidered swirls on the left bodice and hem along with lace overlay and small purple flower. Sleeves are short with lace trim, small purple flowers and rhinestone tassels. Matching hairband has large yellow bow and purple flower, fastens in the back. Small yellow fabric beads adorn dress at neckline and hem.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
yellow
purple
silk
lace
embroidery
beading

Donor

Catherine Wright

Accession Number

1-913-14-08612