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Black Cocktail Dress

Style Period

1960s

Designer

Roger Freres

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. Lastly, there is gold dangly embellishments at the edge of the sleeves. This embellishments is achieved by gold rope, beads and teardrop 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