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Evening Gown

Style Period

1920s

Description

Two piece evening gown. Tunic is sleeveless, falls just below the hip in a scalloped hem. Shallow V-neck, allover cream beads to form an Art Nouveau pattern. Skirt is sheer silk chiffon, beaded in a similar fashion as the tunic.

Tags

main dress
ensemble
women's
cream
art nouveau
silk
chiffon
glass beas
hand beading

Donor

Jim Payne

Accession Number

1-920-15-05127