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Woman's evening dress in two parts (bodice and skirt)

Evening dress in two parts (bodice and skirt) of gold-colored ribbed silk with woven tassel pattern and applied glass abeads and spangles; (a) bodice with wide flaring neck, surplice line in front, hooked down center back, slightly pointed in front at waistline, very short sleeves of yellow...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, About 1900

Object Place

United States


Center front: 33 cm (13 in.) Center back: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask, chiffon, embroidered gold-colored metallic spangles and glass beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts