1920's Black Beaded Evening Dress

Brief Item Record

Title: 1920's Black Beaded Evening Dress

Description: black beaded evening dress and accessory piece; black silk crepe; metallic glass beads; brass snaps; Drop waist silhouette; boat neck neckline; sleeveless but male snaps at at left arm side and female snaps at right arm side; heavily beaded embroidery throughout entire dress; beaded lines around neck and hem; high slits but possibly a condition issue at sides; overlap sleeve detail on back; Accessory piece rectangle with 2 curved ends; beaded embroidery all over; rectangle beaded tassel at each corner

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2007008

Title

1920's Black Beaded Evening Dress

Description

black beaded evening dress and accessory piece; black silk crepe; metallic glass beads; brass snaps; Drop waist silhouette; boat neck neckline; sleeveless but male snaps at at left arm side and female snaps at right arm side; heavily beaded embroidery throughout entire dress; beaded lines around neck and hem; high slits but possibly a condition issue at sides; overlap sleeve detail on back; Accessory piece rectangle with 2 curved ends; beaded embroidery all over; rectangle beaded tassel at each corner

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

42 inches (chest), 42 inches (waist), 43.5 inches (center front length), 47 inches (center back length),

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Color Main

Chest

42

Waist

42

Center Front Length

43.5

Center Back Length

47

All Measurements

42 inches (chest), 42 inches (waist), 43.5 inches (center front length), 47 inches (center back length),

Donor

Barbara Neebe Thompson

Classification

costume
clothing

Function

Condition Term

good

Storage Location

C4

Work Type

Citation

“1920's Black Beaded Evening Dress,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 18, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1172.