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Catalog Number 1995.180AB
Object Name Gown, Evening
Collection Womenswear Collection
Artist/Designer/Brand Mainbocher
Role of Artist Designer
Date 1956
Description Evening gown; women's two-piece evening gown of a novelty weave crinkle silk that has been printed with blue, lavendar and print flowers.
A: The gown has a fitted bustier with spaghetti straps and a center back zipper. The skirt is slightly eased in front and has two flared gores in back that are pleated to form a back emphasis.
B: The short fitted jacket has princess seams, a portrait stand collar, set-in three-quarter length sleeves, and a three button center front opening. Gown and jacket have been underlined and lined.
Material Silk
Place of Origin USA