Evening dress

American
about 1940
Retailed by Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Object Place: New York, USA

Dimensions

172 x 77 cm (67 11/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2620a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk chiffon, lace, and net, with metal hook and eye and snap closures

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bodice full in front with deeply slashed neck; elbow-length sleeves; skirt flaring from waist to very wide hemline; waist yoke, one horizontal panel at middle of skirt and two vertical panels, front and back, and back sash, of gray lace; worn by Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Bergdorf Goodman.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich