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Evening gown

Strapless 4.5" wide Empire-style bodice of pale yellow silk satin decorated with two pale pink silk roses; boned. Triple back closure of hooks, eyes and snaps, completed with a pale yellow silk satin noeud with lappets. Balloon skirt of lemon yellow silk faille (horizontal direction) attaches to...

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Provenance

Purchased in Paris by donor's mother.

Credit Line

Donated by Varney Thompson Elliott and Rosemary Thompson Franciscus in memory of Margaret Whitney Thompson

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

French, about 1959

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1986.53

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes