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Purple Taffeta Dress

Style Period

1980s

Description

Strapless purple shot taffeta dress with a drop-waistline, above the knee-length, and a gathered pouf / puffball skirt. The bodice is ruched on the diagonal and has a sash gathered and fastened with a jeweled brooch on the left hip and decorated with a large bow.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
purple
iridescent taffeta

Donor

Anne Vernor

Accession Number

2-988-14-04991