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Catalog Number 1995.020ABCD
Object Name Ensemble, Day
Collection Women's Collection
Artist/Designer/Brand Adolfo
Role of Artist Designer
Date 1981
Description Ensemble; women's four-piece ensemble of purple silk taffeta.
A: Women's blouse of purple silk taffeta with crotchet bodice of green, purple, ivory, and gold threads; fitted bodice; non-set in crotchet cap sleeves attached to gathered purple silk taffeta full sleeves; slit with button fastening at sleeve hem; stand up collar; uneven front closure with gold buttons; four piece vented hemline.
B: Women's blouse of purple silk taffeta; basic bodice; double layer pleated pierrot collar with ruffled rose accent out of self fabric; front button down closure with pleated bib neckline and baby stitched ruffled hem; long set in sleeves with pleated cuff.
C: Women's skirt of purple silk taffeta, gore style; lapped zipper at back with snap button band; semi bustle at back hip; floor length; train at back; ruffled hemline.
D: Women's cumberbund tie is made of purple silk taffeta.
Material Silk Taffeta
Place of Origin USA
Provenance Possible couture gown or costume
Received as Gift