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Evening Dress

Style Period

1920s

Description

Under-dress is black silk, knee length, V-neckline with one inch wide straps. Neckline has twisted rope trim to decorate. Over-dress is knee length, black sheer chiffon, has slimmer V-neck, has a gathered matching fabric "belt" at the waistline. (At the hip - 1920s style dropped waist) The hem has an Art Deco embroidered pattern in black. The back has a chiffon overlay, a big black square that falls to the lower back.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
black
silk chiffon
twisted rope

Donor

Mary Finlay

Accession Number

1-927-14-08616