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Striped Evening Ensemble

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Linda Lundstrum

Label

Linda Lundstrum

Description

Polyester multicolour striped evening ensemble comprising of a blouse, skirt and belt. The blouse is an oversized long-sleeved blouse that is looser at the elbow areas as has a slash/ boat neckline and thick cuffs. The skirt is a shin-length high waisted skirt made of the same striped polyester with gathering along all around it and a second layer/ visible "petticoat" underneath. Lastly, there is a thick "V" shaped belt around the waist knotted at the centre-back made of the same striped polyester with three long yellow tassels along the front of the belt.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
multicolour
stripes
polyester

Donor

Nancy Bishop Copeland

Accession Number

1-981-14-00439