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Black Evening Dress

Style Period

1950s

Designer

Eleonor Ellis

Label

Eleonor Ellis

Description

Black floor-length evening gown with empire waistline accented with woven braid and jet beads. In addition, there are 1" straps, a scoop neckline and a trumpet flared skirt. Lastly, the dress' closure is a zipper along the back.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
black
silk velvet
braid
jet beads
beading

Donor

Laura McQuillan

Accession Number

1-950-14-00350