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EVENING GOWN

Made by: Oldric Royce, Inc.

Currently in storage


About this object

A green evening gown with sweetheart neckline and pleated cap sleeve. The gown front has an empire waist cut high in the center front and gradually slopes to a low center back. A mock cape creates a pleated cap sleeve and a free hanging cape at the back. The pleats are 4 inches deep all around. The skirt is created by four gored panels. Dress closes at center back with nylon zipper. Cape closes with a set of hooks and eyes. The interior has covered dress shields, grosgrain waist tape at center back, and two long hanging cords made of the lining fabric. Construction detail: A self-lining fabric tape is sewn at the hip in the interior of the gown to create a soft pleat on the exterior of the gown.

Object name:
EVENING GOWN
Made from:
Silk taffeta with spotted chenille. Silk taffeta lining.
Made in:
USA
Date made:
ca. 1960
Size:
Bust circumference: 38 in,Waist: 29 in, Shoulder to Waist: 16 1/2 in, Shoulder to hem back: 59in, Hem circumference: 141 in Shoulder to waist: 16 ½ inches Shoulder to hem back: 59 inches

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.1.3
Signature marks:
LABEL: Béla Ross inc. of OLDRIC ROYCE NEW YORK TAILORED BY TONY ABATE
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Charles