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Woman's "Delphos" dress in two parts, with dress box

(a) Dress of fine black satin, tightly pleated, wide almost straight neck with draw string, elbow length sleeves, straight sheath skirt with tunic over it, seams of tunic and lower edge of tunic trimmed with striped glass beads; (b) black belt printed with gold in stylized pomegranate design....

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy M. Brigham, in memory of Esther Brigham Fisher

Italian, about 1920

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Overall (dress): 129 cm (50 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; pleated and printed; glass beads and metallic cords; paperboard box


Textiles and Fashion Arts