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Dinner dress

American
1934
Elizabeth Hawes (American, 1903-1971)


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

140 cm (55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.64

Medium or Technique

Matelassé

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dinner dress of olive green matelassé with powder of minute blossoms; dress cut with V-shaped neck, self buttoning on each shoulder; sleeveless; incorporated waistband coming to V in center back, but separated from skirt in front; laced in front to hold in place the loose fullness of the dress front which falls straight from neckband; skirt floor length.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles