Woman's evening dress

Object Number: 
1946.234
Date: 
ca. 1914
Medium: 
Silk brocade, silk organza
Dimensions: 
Overall: 56 x 88 in. ( 142.2 x 223.5 cm )
Description: 
White silk brocade woman's evening dress with a daisy floral pattern set with sequins in the center of each flower; round waistline decorated with fake pearls in a floral design, this pearl design also wraps around the top of the bodice; gold silk panel down the front of the dress decorated with fake pearls all over and tasseled at the base; gold net across the square chest and shoulder area, fake diamonds set at each cross; fake pearls form a choker neck; long tapered "camicia" styled sleeves with white silk organza puffing out under gold laces with conical metal tips; boned bodice.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group