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Dinner dress

American
1935–37
Designed by Elizabeth Hawes (American, 1903-1971)


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

136.5 cm (53 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2342

Medium or Technique

Satin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dinner dress of russet-brown satin-backed crepe; long full circular-cut skirt; long plaing sleeves; high neck with slight V in center front; center front panel of skirt and entire bodice of satin-face–rest of dress crepe - face–extra piece of crepe-face in front of bodice with fullness of bodice below bust pleated to center back fastening; Hawes, Inc. woven label on skirt seam.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles