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Silk Evening Dress

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Maggy Reeves

Label

Maggy Reeves

Description

Floor-length silk evening gown with a green and turquoise squiggly/lace pattern cascading downwards with turquoise and pink flowers dispersed throughout. In addition, there is gathering beginning at the centre back of the dress and continuing down to the hem. In addition, there is a empire waistline made by green and pink ______ that ties into a large double bow at the centre-back. Lastly, there are gold gold rope straps with gold beads along it that lead to the centre-front of the dress in a "V" shape that point to a gold and blue gem stone cluster and gold tassels hanging from it.

Tags

main dress
ensemble
women's
multicolour
floral
lace
silk
beads

Donor

Marilyn Lastman

Accession Number

1-980-15-07136