Dress

Object Number: 
1956.174.3[dup]
Date: 
ca. 1950
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 54 x 38 in. ( 137.2 x 96.5 cm )
Description: 
Long brown rayon A-line dress with a deep V-shaped neckline; high back; short flared sleeves with a slit to the arm pit on the underside; pleated at shoulder; zipper up the back.
Gallery Label: 
This dress was worn by Ruth Draper in her monologues as the foundation for her costumes. She would add additional garments for specific characters.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. E. C. Carter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group