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Black satin evening dress, size 38; sheathe outline with circular flaring flounces set on white satin underflounces around bottom of skirt, slight drapery gathered into lunate rhinestone pin at waist line, dress cut in good part on bias with points set on lapped seams where sections meet; dress...

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Lynch-Birnbaum, 420 Boylston Street, Boston

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lorenz E. Ernst

American, about 1929

Object Place

Boston, USA


Overall: 146.1 x 96.5 cm (57 1/2 x 38 in.) Center Front: 106.7 cm (42 in.) Center back: 96.5 cm (38 in.) Other (Shoulder to Hem Edge): 146.1 cm (57 1/2 in.) Other (Bust and Waist): 96.5 cm (38 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin; ornament of rhinestones set in silver-colored metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts