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Ivory Evening Gown

Style Period

1960s

Designer

Claire Haddad

Label

Claire Haddad

Description

Coat- Collar-less cross-over wrap coat with high neckline, 1 1/2" beaded border down the front and around the hem following the curved hemline on the right side to the longer uneven left side, large beaded "cuffs" with large square cut beads worked into the design. Lastly, the coat is lined with taffeta.

Dress- Floor-length short sleeved A-line gown shaped with a cascade of beading from the high neck "cuff" collar as it ends at the hem. The beading is a series of clusters of tear drop pearls and silver/clear beads. The dress is also lined with taffeta.

Tags

main dress
ensemble
women's
ivory
silver
linear
wool
silver beads
taffeta
beading

Donor

Claire Haddad

Accession Number

1-967-15-02270