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Evening Dress

Style Period

1920s

Description

Dress is knee length, dropped waist, rounded V-neck. Dress is pouched over the waistline. The skirt has a centre front seam, gold and red beads adorn this seam and the hem, directly on the rose pattern. Sleeves have tassels on each one. Dress is sheer, worn over a black silk slip.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
black
red
green
floral
silk chiffon
beading

Donor

The Boswell-Burr Estate

Accession Number

1-927-14-09624