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Evening Dress

Style Period

1940s

Description

Dress is floor length, scoop neckline with gathered ruffle across neckline extending across back. Rosettes on front by sleeves, sleeves are short with rounded hem. Buttons with loops down centre back to waist. Bodice has traditional princess seams, basque waistline. Very gathered skirt into waistline.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
green
silk velvet

Donor

Mary Ham

Accession Number

1-949-14-03230