Evening dress

American (Boston)
about 1929
Lynch-Birnbaum


Object Place: Boston, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 146.1 x 96.5 cm (57 1/2 x 38 in.) Center Front: 106.7 cm (42 in.) Center back: 96.5 cm (38 in.) Other (Shoulder to Hem Edge): 146.1 cm (57 1/2 in.) Other (Bust and Waist): 96.5 cm (38 in.)

Accession Number

54.524

Medium or Technique

Silk satin; ornament of rhinestones set in silver-colored metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black satin evening dress, size 38; sheathe outline with circular flaring flounces set on white satin underflounces around bottom of skirt, slight drapery gathered into lunate rhinestone pin at waist line, dress cut in good part on bias with points set on lapped seams where sections meet; dress shorter that flounces both center front and center back.

Provenance

Lynch-Birnbaum, 420 Boylston Street, Boston

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lorenz E. Ernst