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Evening dress

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

Object Place: USA


148.5 x 85 cm (58 7/16 x 33 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin figured weave with silk satin lining and metal hook and eye closures

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Evening dress; bright pinkish-red satin with self-figure of rose sprays; full skirt gathered all around; deep V neck in center front with fullness of bodice gathered into fitted waist panel (lower edge straight–upper edge pointed in center); sleeveless; Hawes, Inc. woven label on skirt seam.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles