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Flapper Dress

Style Period

1920s

Description

Flapper dress is above-the-knee length, sleeveless, has scoop neckline. Skirt portion is full silk velvet. Upper tunic portion of dress is sheer silk chiffon, allover black velvet burnout pattern of large swirled underbrush leaves. Velvet leaves are beaded with dark green seed beads. Neckline and scalloped hem of tunic are finished with three rows matching green beads.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
black
silver
green
floral
silk velvet
silk chiffon
burnout
beading

Donor

Gadabout Vintage Clothing

Accession Number

1-920-14-09338