American (New York, New York)
Designed by Koos van den Akker (American (born in Netherlands, 1939))
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Overall (top): 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.) Other (skirt): 76.8 cm (30 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton, polyester, Silk; cotton, polyester, silk; machine knit
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Rose-colored two-piece knit dress.
Top of loose stocking net, dolman sleeve, exaggerated turtleneck trimmed at both ends with braided knit. Lace ruffle attached at neck, high waist with braided wrap belt.
Two-tiered skirt of machine-knit rayon patterned with mock cables. Skirt gathered to elastic waistband.
Label: “Koos van den Akker New York den haag”
Condition: good; small stain at skirt center front
Purchased by owner in 1980 in New York City
Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch
Reproduced with permission.