Evening dress with slightly bloused bodice
Object Place: France
119 cm (46 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Net, silk, silver metal, pearl, bugle, and glass beads; embroidery
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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.
Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton