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Purple Taffeta Dress

Style Period

1980s

Description

Strapless iridescent purple taffeta dress with a drop-waistline, above the knee-length, straight neckline and a gathered puff skirt. In addition, the bodice is pleated and gathered diagonally with a side zipper closure and a gathered sash fasted with a jewelled pin on the left hip and two large loops/ "bows" below it.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
purple
iridescent taffeta

Donor

Anne Vernor

Accession Number

2-988-14-04991