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DAY DRESS

Made by: Lucile

Currently in storage


About this object

Tubular dress in light blue velvet with long, bell-shaped sleeves. The square-shaped bodice has a low scoop neckline with a lace inset. A slightly gathered skirt hangs from a 5 1/2-inch wide band at the dropped waistline. A horizontal, selt-fabric band is secured at the waist and tied at left hip. The dress is trimmed at edge of sleeve and hem with grey animal fur, probably squirrel.

Category:
costume, post family
Object name:
DAY DRESS
Made from:
Silk velvet -- silk organza -- squirrel fur
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
1925-1927
Size:
H. 21 in. (shoulder to drop waist front); H. 22 in. (shoulder to drop waist back); Dia. 34 in. (waist circumference); H. 23 in. (waist to hem front); H. 22 in. (waist to hem back); Dia. 98 in. (hem circumference)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
48.58.1-2
Signature marks:
LABEL: Lucile / Staff / inc. / 22 E. 56th St. New York [on side seam of dress]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973