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AFTERNOON DRESS

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AFTERNOON DRESS

Made by: Lucile

Currently in storage


About this object

One piece afternoon or tea dress built on an interior lawn bodice and skirt. The dress itself has a wide circular collar with banded insets of spotted tulle laid over pink silk ribbon. The skirt consists of three bands of tulle and ribbon, giving the illusion of seperate tiers. The ribbons are used to close the garment at center front. A ribbon sash at mid waist is decorated with four flat bows.

Category:
costume, post family
Object name:
AFTERNOON DRESS
Made from:
Silk lawn -- tulle
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1917-1920
Size:
H. 14 1/2 in. (shoulder to waist front); H. 13 1/2 in. (shoulder to waist back); Dia. 24 1/2 in. (waist circumference); H. 37 in. (waist to hem front); H. 37 in. (waist to hem back); Dia. 118 in. (hem circumference)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
48.41
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973