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Dress of ashes of roses heavy silk crèpe

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Rather straight cut bodice buttoned down center back, elbow length straight sleeves, high round neck, skirt pleated finely all around, string tie sash around waist, black jet beaded flowers embroidered around neck, at waistline, in front, on sleeve edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)

American (Boston), 1940

Object Place

Boston, [New England, Massachusetts], USA

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Silk crèpe pleated with black jet beaded embroidery, silk binding tape, and metal snap closures


Textiles and Fashion Arts