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Cocktail Dress

Style Period

1940s

Description

Dress is knee length, twisted sweetheart neckline, bodice has many one inch layers of tulle folded upwards, sleeves gathered band of tulle that drops down onto arms, skirt is many layers of tulle sewn into waistline seam. Purple taffeta lining is visible through skirt. Large red rose decoration on left waist.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
blue
nylon tulle
taffeta lining

Donor

Laura MacQuillan

Accession Number

1-949-14-00371