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Woman's evening dress

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Sleeveless, ballerina length evening dress, full circular skirt, wide round neckline, fitted bidice; made of figured white satin in design of slightly serpentine bands with irregualr edges outlined with gold bands alternating satin and cloth bands having small-scale flowers in white weft floats,...

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Henri Bendel

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles

American, 1949

Object Place

New York, USA

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Medium or Technique

Silk figured satin, silk chiffon and net linings with metal zippers


Textiles and Fashion Arts