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Navy Evening Dress

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Maggy Reeves

Label

Maggy Reeves for Beker Fashion Enterprises Canada

Description

Navy pure wool evening dress with a hem length hitting at the shin, 3/4 length sleeves, V-neckline and a centre-front crystal button closure beginning at the neckline and hitting the edge of the wool. The straight/ drop waist bodice ends just below the bum where it is cut into a upside-down "V" shape and a large strip of gathered navy silk begins. below it. Lastly, the same navy satin is used for an asymmetrical silk bow at the centre point of the V-neckline and cuffs on the sleeves.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
navy blue
wool
silk

Donor

Carole Moore-Ede

Accession Number

1-980-11-07812