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Evening dress with slightly bloused bodice

About 1919

Object Place: France


119 cm (46 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Net, silk, silver metal, pearl, bugle, and glass beads; embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Short straight net sleeves covered with cape sleeve, skirt gathered evenly all way around; silver metal cloth underdress embroidered around lower part of skirt with black bugle beads in stylized floral motives, overdress of black silk net embroidered with black bugle beads, black round beads, pearl beads, and clear glass beads in design all around bodice and in upper part of skirt grape vine, silver embroidered net around upper part of underbodice; net at neck very tender, torn in several places.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton