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Beaded Evening Dress

Style Period

1950s

Label

Ceil Chapman Made in Toronto by Sam Sherkin

Description

Cream/ivory coloured, knee-length, sleeveless cocktail dress with scooped neckline. The bodice is decorated crystals and rhinestones while the skirt is several yards of cream chiffon creating a full skirt. The waistline includes a cream coloured, "belt" that has a hook and eye closure and is decorated in the centre front with a bow knot.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
ivory
chiffon
beads
beading

Donor

Betty Shane

Accession Number

1-954-14-00702