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Turquoise Evening Gown

Style Period

1960s

Designer

Dora Bloom

Label

Dora Bloom Toronto Avida Boutique, David E-Rae Toronto

Description

Floor-length turquoise sheath gown with high stand-up collar, hook and eye closures at the back neck/collar and front armhole, fish eye and shoulder darts. In addition, there is turquoise lace with "eyelash" trim appliqued along the entire left side of the dress in many different swirls and forms. Lastly, the edge of the lace applique is edged with rows of pearls in a zigzag form from the hem to the neck.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
turquoise
zigzag
shantung silk
rayon
appliqued lace
embroidery

Donor

Mrs. Louise Graham

Accession Number

1-960-14-06961