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Evening dress; skirt, pale green taffeta, full with deep pouf in center back and open down center front to show green chiffon over pink satin underskirt; bodice, with deep V in center front and back, of green chiffon; wide band of silver glass bead embroidery over pink satin running around lower...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley

American, about 1918

Object Place

New York, New York, America


132.5 x 87 cm (52 3/16 x 34 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk taffetta with silk chiffon over silk satin underskirt, silver glass bead embroidery on silk net, silk satin lining, linen bobbin lace, beaded tassels, metal boneing, silk-ribbed Petersham, and hook and eye closures


Textiles and Fashion Arts