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Black Cocktail Dress

Style Period

1960s

Label

Roger Freres Paris

Description

Black sheath dress with 3/4 length sleeves, rounded neckline that cuts into a second/lower level, a zipper along the centre-back closure and pleats along the centre bust on both sides that continue into princess-like seams to the hem. Sleeves are embelished with gold braided trim decorated with beads and teardrop shaped pearls.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
black
gold
wool crepe
pearls
beads
beading
embroidery

Donor

Mrs. M.G. Israels

Accession Number

1-965-14-08003