Evening dress

about 1918
Farquharson & Wheelock (American)

Object Place: New York, New York, America


132.5 x 87 cm (52 3/16 x 34 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk taffetta with silk chiffon over silk satin underskirt, silver glass bead embroidery on silk net, silk satin lining, linen bobbin lace, beaded tassels, metal boneing, silk-ribbed Petersham, and hook and eye closures

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Evening dress; skirt, pale green taffeta, full with deep pouf in center back and open down center front to show green chiffon over pink satin underskirt; bodice, with deep V in center front and back, of green chiffon; wide band of silver glass bead embroidery over pink satin running around lower bodice; short sleeve formed by square of green chiffon with bead tassels on lower corner; green tafetta belt; label on belt: Farquharson and Wheelock, 724 5th Avenue, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley