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Black & White Dress

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Yvette

Label

Yvette (Made in West Germany)

Description

Knee-length evening dress with black taffeta bodice which as an empire waistline, a deep V-neckline, slight gathering at the back and elbow-length puff sleeves with gathering at the shoulders. In addition, there is a large black velvet bow at the centre of the waistline. Below the empire waistline is black and white polka dotted taffeta with princess lines/ darts which then continues to a 19" wide block/ strip of taffeta around the hem of the dress with a small velvet ribbon trim along the top of the taffeta hem.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
black
white
polka dot
taffeta
velvet

Donor

Silua Mehler

Accession Number

1-980-14-07950