dress; woman's

Production date
Mid 1920s
Description
Black chiffon velvet and gold evening dress. The dress has a round neck and is sleeveless. There is a ribbon at the c/f neck to the drooped waist, where it forms a stylised bow with two trailing ribbons. The bodice section is of black chiffon and has four tucks just below waist level on both side seams. The skirt is gathered onto the waist seam between waist and hip level. The skirt section is of gold metallic thread and velvet in an abstract design. it has a scalloped hem edged with a piece of straight chiffon and it is knee length.
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Department
Collection
Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
Mid 1920s
Accession number
1996-052-212

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