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Evening dress

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Evening dress; bright pinkish-red satin with self-figure of rose sprays; full skirt gathered all around; deep V neck in center front with fullness of bodice gathered into fitted waist panel (lower edge straight--upper edge pointed in center); sleeveless; Hawes, Inc. woven label on skirt seam.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles

American, 1935–37

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin figured weave with silk satin lining and metal hook and eye closures


Textiles and Fashion Arts