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Evening Dress

Style Period

1930s

Description

Slip is floor length straight. Dress has round neck, peter pan collar, puffed, sheer bodice overlay to look like sleeves with three rows of horizontal piping. Empire seam with gathers on the bodice, bow at empire seam on front with ties falling to the floor. Skirt is floor length, sheer, with rows of piping, straight.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
ivory
georgette
piping

Donor

Jim Payne

Accession Number

1-936-14-02562