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Woman's evening dress

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Evening dress of yellow silk covered with three layers of yellow nylon net. Strappless bodice. Long circle skirt with net following the cut of the silk near the waistline and then gathered below the hip level. Just above gathers, but not extending to waistline, a zone of brown silk instead of...

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Provenance

By Beth Paige

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hamilton Osgood

American, about 1950

Object Place

Boston, USA

Dimensions

151 x 78 cm (59 7/16 x 30 11/16 in.) overall measurement taken flat for hanging storage

Accession Number

1970.342

Medium or Technique

Silk faille and nylon net with metal zipper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes