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Woman's evening dress

White sleeveless, scalloped neck floorlength sheath with abstracted branching motif in black "reverse appliqué." Branching design made of black silk or man-made fiber in a twill weave, edged in black sequins and bugle beads. Back zipper, white lining fabric.

Credit Line

Gift of Eleanor C. Bradley

about 1970

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Medium or Technique

Appliquéd silk or man-made fiber twill, sequins, glass beads; appliquéd


Textiles and Fashion Arts