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Evening dress

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


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

147 x 89 cm (57 7/8 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2345

Medium or Technique

Chiffon, satin, and crepe, satin covered buttons, metal snaps and zipper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Evening dress of aqua chiffon;low V neck in front; high round neck in back; buttoned down back; waistband and two pointed panels over bust of pink satin; full skirt gathered evenly all around; slip, incorporated as part of dress, of aqua crepe and pink chiffon under bodice; sleeveless; Hawes, Inc. woven label in slip seam.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles