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Ivory Silk Evening Dress with Floral Motif

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Identifier

VC1999005

Title

Ivory Silk Evening Dress with Floral Motif

Description

evening dress of ivory silk net and ivory lace with pink, green, brown floral pattern and rhinestones; Ivory cotton lace; possibly synthetic ivory tulle; embroidered green, brown, pale pink, magenta, purple and yellow flower motif; possibly crystal rhinestones with metal prong settings, metal zipper and snaps; cream synthetic lining Fit and flare silhouette; puff lace sleeve with embroidery and pleated tulle sleeves; modified pentagonal sweetheart neckline trimmed with pleated tulle, lace and embroidered bodice with rhinestones with princess seams, zipper at left side seam, small peplum detail at waist, waist line slightly higher than natural waist; gathered full tulle skirt with two layers with synthetic ivory lining that was supposed to have gores in them but cut short later

Date

1935-1939

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

30 inches (chest), 25.5 inches (waist), 40 inches (center front length), 42 inches (center back length), other measurements: Neckline to Waist: 8;

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

1930s

Rights

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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

VC1999005

Cataloguer with Date

??? 2/26/2010 Boxer, Kolanko, Silk ???

Color Main

cream

Dimensions Chest

30

Dimensions Waist

25.5

Dimensions CF Length

40

Dimensions CB Length

42

Dimensions Other

Neckline to Waist: 8;

Dimensions All

30 inches (chest), 25.5 inches (waist), 40 inches (center front length), 42 inches (center back length), other measurements: Neckline to Waist: 8;

Wearer

Frankie Davis '37/'39

Donor

Mary Morton-Baca and Tom E. Morton (daughter and husband)

Date Earliest

1935

Date Latest

1939

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Evening Dresses

Function

evening dress

Condition Term

very good

Condition

Slight tearing in tulle of skirt. modified length of dress cut at the bottom. Not recommended for hanging, does not need own box, suggested for highlight.

Storage Location

C2

Repository

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Morton-Baca and Tom E. Morton (daughter and husband)

Donation Date

12/99

Work Type

dress

Pattern

floral patterns
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