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Orange Day Dress

Style Period

1950s

Description

Calf length long sleeved orange dress with matching belt. The top of the sleeves at the shoulder area are gathered and the edge of the sleeves at the wrist have a flared/ruffled detailing. Furthermore, the dress has a square neckline, an asymmetrical piece of drapery across the bodice and left shoulder and is belted at the waist. The belt strap is the same material as the dress and the buckle is a row of 3 gold/beaded squares/diamonds. In addition, there are two darts going along the back and the front skirt continues around the back into draped pieces that fall on the back of the hips.

Tags

main dress
day dress
women's
orange
chiffon crepe

Donor

Nancy McGuffin

Accession Number

2-951-11-05983