Woman's evening dress
Center back: 156.2 cm (61 1/2 in.) Center front: 128.3 cm (50 1/2 in.) Costume: 34 1/2 x 28 in. (87.6 x 71.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk and metallic plain weave; discontinuous supplementary weft patterning; continuous supplementary warp (?) patterning; metal; silk satin weave
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Dark purple and gold Indian inspired dress with high waistline. Band of gold, purple, and sequins along neckline and cuffs of short sleeves. Skirt and bodice with large gold and sequin squares outlining circular brocaded motifs. Slit pockets along each side. Bands of gold and sequin patterning along sides of skirt and gold band along hemline. Zipper at center back lined in purple crepe/silk satin, two dark red petticoats, one with a gold and orange band with sequins along the hem.