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Evening Gown

Style Period

1940s

Label

Frances et Frances of Washinton, DC

Description

Dress is floor length with small train in back, square neckline, back neckline is a faux bolero that drapes into sleeves. No waistline seam, zipper down centre back. Two very gathered panels in front of skirt sewn in front near waist that create a petal shaped hem. Gold beads trim neckline, sleeves, centre front panel, back bolero edge.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
light purple
crepe
faille
glass beads
beading

Donor

Mrs. Joliat

Accession Number

1-940-14-00194