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Evening Dress

Style Period

1940s

Description

Dress is floor length, has folded over flat V-neck which folds down over the sleeves, has net underlay that is round neck. Basque waistline with two one inch wide faux panniers on hips, gathering in skirt extending from panniers. Back has many covered wedding buttons down centre back, skirt is very full and gathered, allover white flocking in leaf pattern.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
pink
ivory
leaves
organdy
tulle
flocking

Donor

Mrs. Faye O'Gryzlo

Accession Number

1-940-14-00176