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Floral Evening Ensemble

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Maggie Reeves

Label

Maggie Reeves

Description

(Jacket not in photo)
Sleeveless floor-length silk dress covered entirely in a red, black, yellow, green and purple floral print. The bust/ bodice has a vertical line of beaded rushing beginning at the centre of the neckline and continuing down to the crotch. In addition, there is a V-neckline and two spaghetti straps that start at the top of the shoulder and continue down the back and pointing are sewn apart to create a triangle. Lastly, there is a buckle closure at the centre-back with the use of a beaded four-leaf flower with yellow beads at the centre and purple along the edges.

Tags

main dress
ensemble
women's
black
yellow
red
purple
green
floral
silk

Donor

Marilyn Lastman

Accession Number

1-981-15-07123