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EVENING DRESS

Made by: Jan King Evans-Houser

Currently in storage


About this object

Sleeveless black evening dress of acetate moiré with sequined lace bib flounce. Nylon machine-made lace covers the bodice and forms a  long sequin-studded ruffle at the neckline drapping over the shoulders. At the waist is a wide vertically pleated cumberbund over a gathered full skirt. Fastens at the center-back with a zipper and a single hook-and-eye closure. Interior skirt of plain-weave acetate for added fullness. 

Black evening dress of acetate moiré with sequined lace bib flounce. Nylon machine-made lace covers the bodice and forms a  long sequin-studded ruffle at the neckline drapping over the shoulders. At the waist is a wide vertically pleated cumberbund over a gathered full skirt. Fastens at the center-back with a zipper and a single hook-and-eye closure. Interior skirt of plain-weave acetate for added fullness. 

Category:
costume, post family
Object name:
EVENING DRESS
Made from:
acetate moiré --nylon machine-made lace --sequins
Made in:
Long Island, USA
Date made:
ca. 1965
Size:
Center Front 56 in., Waist 30 1/2 in., Bust 36 in., Shoulder 19 in., Center Back 54 in., Skirt 44 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2018.5.3
Signature marks:
maker label Rose Taft for Couture Fashions Interior underskirt Garment Size Size 12 PL waist band
Credit line:
Gift of Jan King Evans-Houser, 2018