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Beaded Evening Dress

Style Period

1950s

Description

Rose gold coloured brocade evening gown. Straps are wide on the shoulder and would likely have been worn slightly off the shoulder. The neckline dips in the back. There are paniers inserted in the hip area to create a fullness which makes the waistline look smaller. There are also gathers of the fabric at the hip further accenting both the hip and the waistline. Donor's name should be Harriet Bunting Weld

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
pink
gold
floral
taffeta
beads
beading, embroidery

Donor

Harriet Bunting

Accession Number

1-950-14-09034