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Evening dress

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


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

148.5 x 85 cm (58 7/16 x 33 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2343

Medium or Technique

Silk satin figured weave with silk satin lining and metal hook and eye closures

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Evening dress; bright pinkish-red satin with self-figure of rose sprays; full skirt gathered all around; deep V neck in center front with fullness of bodice gathered into fitted waist panel (lower edge straight–upper edge pointed in center); sleeveless; Hawes, Inc. woven label on skirt seam.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles