Black Satin Evening Gown and Gloves

Brief Item Record

Title: Black Satin Evening Gown and Gloves

Date: 1960-1969

Description: Black velvet evening gown with Black satin crescent at bodice; Black synthetic satin; black synthetic velvet; black synthetic grosgrain ribbon; metal zipper and hook and eyes; interfacing; princess dress silhouette with straight skirt, satin strapless crescent moon neckline with center bow; fitted but natural waist; princess seams at front and back; satin strap and ruffle at bottom; boning at bodice; wiring supporting neckline; grosgrain ribbon at inside waist; interfacing on inside of dress

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2004003

Title

Black Satin Evening Gown and Gloves

Description

Black velvet evening gown with Black satin crescent at bodice; Black synthetic satin; black synthetic velvet; black synthetic grosgrain ribbon; metal zipper and hook and eyes; interfacing; princess dress silhouette with straight skirt, satin strapless crescent moon neckline with center bow; fitted but natural waist; princess seams at front and back; satin strap and ruffle at bottom; boning at bodice; wiring supporting neckline; grosgrain ribbon at inside waist; interfacing on inside of dress

Date

1960-1969

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

33 inches (chest), 27 inches (waist), 37 inches (hips), 46.5 inches (center front length), 45 inches (center back length), other measurements: Center neckline to waist: 8.5; Back neckline to waist: 7.5

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Arden Kirkland 5/5/2004 ??? 2010

Color Main

Chest

33

Waist

27

Hips

37

Center Front Length

46.5

Center Back Length

45

Measurements Other

Center neckline to waist: 8.5; Back neckline to waist: 7.5

All Measurements

33 inches (chest), 27 inches (waist), 37 inches (hips), 46.5 inches (center front length), 45 inches (center back length), other measurements: Center neckline to waist: 8.5; Back neckline to waist: 7.5

Donor

Nancy Brandon Allen

Date Earliest

1960

Date Latest

1969

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

very good

Condition Description

-Right point on bodice is slightly crushed not recommended for hanging, does not need own box, not recommended for fiber analysis, recommended for study, damage at bow, looks like something has dripped on front and left surface (stain)

Storage Location

O11

Work Type

Citation

“Black Satin Evening Gown and Gloves,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 16, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1118.