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Ruched Evening Gown

Style Period

1980s

Description

Floor-length silk cream dress with ruching along the entire dress diagonally to the top right. The skirt of the dress has more movement while the waist is synched with straight ruching wrapping around to the top right. In addition, the dress is sleeveless and has a square neckline. Furthermore, there is cream ruching on the left side of the chest that continues into a flowing piece of silk down to the knees. Also, there are strips of ruched green and peach silk that continue to the back of the dress all the way to the hem. Lastly, there is a strip of floral beaded appliqu

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
cream
green
silk
ruching

Donor

Marilyn Lastman

Accession Number

1-980-14-07138