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Dinner dress

American
1935–37
Designed by Elizabeth Hawes (American, 1903-1971), Hawes, Inc. (American, 1930-1940)


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

143 cm (56 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2344

Medium or Technique

Taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dinner dress of light green changeable taffeta (two warps, one green and one white–one weft, pale blue); long sleeved princess style with high neck; turned-back collar; fastened down center front to waistline with enameled glass buttons; yoke over shoulders; upper sleeves full with tight self-buttoned lower sleeves; gores of skirt flaring widely to give full hemline; zipper in left underarm seam.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles