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Dress

American
Around 1926–27


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

96 cm (37 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.165

Medium or Technique

Silk; Tulle, crepe

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Orange-red tulle over orange-red silk crepe foundation. Sleeveless, with built-up shoulders. Low-cut round neckline. Graduated rows of fushcia sequins run crosswise to below hips; skirt, completely covered with sequins, has tulle panel at center front. Bodice hands free at waistline, tulle sash at hips, with sequin ends.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Dorothy Melcher Sneath