Red Chiffon Prom Dress

Brief Item Record

Title: Red Chiffon Prom Dress

Creator: jr. theme

Date: 1950-1959

Description: Red( Synthetic) Chiffon prom dress, ; Red synthetic chiffon; red synthetic taffeta; red synthetic satin; cream nylon crinoline; metal zipper; natural cotton twill tape; Possibly princess silhouette; ballet mid-calf length; fitted natural waist bodice; spaghetti straps; scoop neck; low back; crisscrossed ruched chiffon on bodice; full gathered chiffon overskirt; full gathered taffeta underskirt with satin hem band; tiered crinoline petticoat

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2004030

Title

Red Chiffon Prom Dress

Description

Red( Synthetic) Chiffon prom dress, ; Red synthetic chiffon; red synthetic taffeta; red synthetic satin; cream nylon crinoline; metal zipper; natural cotton twill tape; Possibly princess silhouette; ballet mid-calf length; fitted natural waist bodice; spaghetti straps; scoop neck; low back; crisscrossed ruched chiffon on bodice; full gathered chiffon overskirt; full gathered taffeta underskirt with satin hem band; tiered crinoline petticoat

Creator

Date

1950-1959

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

32 inches (chest), 24 inches (waist), 39.5 inches (center front length), 38 inches (center back length),

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 5/7/2004

Color Main

Chest

32

Waist

24

Center Front Length

39.5

Center Back Length

38

All Measurements

32 inches (chest), 24 inches (waist), 39.5 inches (center front length), 38 inches (center back length),

Label

An Original Junior Theme New York', '12 Order Number 8964'

Donor

Nancy Brandon Allen

Date Earliest

1950

Date Latest

1959

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

paint spilled at hem; damage to straps; major damage to petticoats; insect web (vacuumed) and hole at hem; satin hem frayed and torn; discoloration at front waistline; tears at side seam chiffon; holes at bottom; wrinkled; fraying at straps

Storage Location

J1

Work Type

Citation

jr. theme, “Red Chiffon Prom Dress,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed April 14, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1145.