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Bodice full in front with deeply slashed neck; elbow-length sleeves; skirt flaring from waist to very wide hemline; waist yoke, one horizontal panel at middle of skirt and two vertical panels, front and back, and back sash, of gray lace; worn by Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Bergdorf Goodman.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

American, about 1940

Object Place

New York, USA


172 x 77 cm (67 11/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk chiffon, lace, and net, with metal hook and eye and snap closures


Textiles and Fashion Arts