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White 50's Party Dress with Blue Sash

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Identifier

VC2011004

Title

White 50's Party Dress with Blue Sash

Description

White 50's Party Dress with Blue Sash; white cotton organdy, tiffany blue synthetic taffeta, white synthetic lining; dropped v-neck with center gathered bust, straps that sit just off the shoulders, sleeveless, blue sash gathered around waist, raised to a point at the center top, skirt is knife pleated at natural waist, horizontal pintucks in groups of 3 alternating with thin strips of white lace, 6.5" unembellished at bottom, back scoop neck, zipper through CB, sash hooks at CB, decorated with half bow and tails, built in crinoline, grosquain waist band

Creator

Town Shop

Date

1955

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

35 inches (chest), 25 inches (waist), 39 inches (center front length), 43 inches (center back length),

Medium

cotton
synthetic fiber

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

United States

Temporal Coverage

1950s

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2011004

Color Main

white

Color Secondary

blue

Dimensions Chest

35

Dimensions Waist

25

Dimensions CF Length

39

Dimensions CB Length

43

Dimensions All

35 inches (chest), 25 inches (waist), 39 inches (center front length), 43 inches (center back length),

Label

Town Shop, De Pinna, Fifth Avenue, New York/ Rappi

Wearer

Laurie McDonald Meigs

Donor

Laurie McDonald Meigs

Date Earliest

1955

Date Latest

1956

Culture

American

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Evening dresses

Condition Term

good

Condition

some discoloration at neck/shoulders, stain on sash

Storage Location

HANGING

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Work Type

dress
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