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Evening dress

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

Object Place: USA


147 x 89 cm (57 7/8 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiffon, satin, and crepe, satin covered buttons, metal snaps and zipper

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Evening dress of aqua chiffon;low V neck in front; high round neck in back; buttoned down back; waistband and two pointed panels over bust of pink satin; full skirt gathered evenly all around; slip, incorporated as part of dress, of aqua crepe and pink chiffon under bodice; sleeveless; Hawes, Inc. woven label in slip seam.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles