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Woman's evening dress and cape (dress)

Evening dress and matching cape; a short heavy black crèpe straight cut with very low waistline, band of bright pink chiffon velvet around skirt just below hips with bow of same velvet on left hip, over panel going about three quarters away around skirt of black crèpe with large scale gold...

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Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton

French, about 1926

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Silk plain weave crepe brocaded with gold metallic yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts