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Woman's dress

European
about 1920


Dimensions

191.77 cm (75 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1987.344

Medium or Technique

Tulle, lamé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless dress with train made from Egyptian shawls of silver-plated copper lamé strips pressed into black tulle ground in concentric lozenge patterns; shoulder straps and skirt sides trimmed with black and silver beads embroidered on turquoise and silver metallic fabric. Condition: Good; tarnished areas on skirt front.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Natalie Brown (née Dresser), Mrs. John Nicholas Brown, Senior