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Sleeveless evening dress

French
1928
Retailed by Jordan Marsh Co. (American (Boston), 1841-1996)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Center back: 135.9 cm (53 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.815

Medium or Technique

Satin, Chiffon, Embroidery, Net, Chenille, Velvet

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Costumes

Black satin foundation edged at bottom with black chiffon covered with black net, overdress of black net embroidered all over bodice with black chenille dots, skirt cut circular to flare widely, of black net with black chenille dots in various sizes arranged in deep scallops with points extending up to waistline, deep flounce all around bottom edge of black net, skirt shorter in front than in back, narrow belt of black velvet with rhinestone in buckle in front; sewed in one seam of slip label: Jordan Marsh Boston-Paris 5/11/28 no. 6416.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton