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EVENING DRESS

Made by: Bergdorf Goodman

Currently in storage


About this object

Sleeveless evening gown with dropped waistline. Bodice is black silk charmeuse with flesh colored double faced silk organza at neck and sleeve, giving the illusion of a nude shoulder. Bodice is encrusted with punched rhinestones. The skirt consists of asymmetrically cut tulle layers with a decorative rhinestone bow applied flat at center front waist with two free hanging beaded ties.

Category:
costume, post family
Object name:
EVENING DRESS
Made from:
Silk velvet -- tulle -- rhinestones
Made in:
USA: New York
Date made:
1929
Size:
H. 50 in. (shoulder to hem front); H. 80 in. (shoulder to hem back); Dia. 32 in. (waist circumference)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
48.47
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973