White 50's Party Dress with Blue Sash

Brief Item Record

Title: White 50's Party Dress with Blue Sash

Creator: Town Shop

Date: 1955

Description: White 50's Party Dress with Blue Sash; white cotton organdy, tiffany blue synthetic taffeta, white synthetic lining; dropped v-neck with center gathered bust, straps that sit just off the shoulders, sleeveless, blue sash gathered around waist, raised to a point at the center top, skirt is knife pleated at natural waist, horizontal pintucks in groups of 3 alternating with thin strips of white lace, 6.5" unembellished at bottom, back scoop neck, zipper through CB, sash hooks at CB, decorated with half bow and tails, built in crinoline, grosquain waist band

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2011004

Title

White 50's Party Dress with Blue Sash

Description

White 50's Party Dress with Blue Sash; white cotton organdy, tiffany blue synthetic taffeta, white synthetic lining; dropped v-neck with center gathered bust, straps that sit just off the shoulders, sleeveless, blue sash gathered around waist, raised to a point at the center top, skirt is knife pleated at natural waist, horizontal pintucks in groups of 3 alternating with thin strips of white lace, 6.5" unembellished at bottom, back scoop neck, zipper through CB, sash hooks at CB, decorated with half bow and tails, built in crinoline, grosquain waist band

Creator

Date

1955

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

35 inches (chest), 25 inches (waist), 39 inches (center front length), 43 inches (center back length),

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Color Main

Color Secondary

Chest

35

Waist

25

Center Front Length

39

Center Back Length

43

All Measurements

35 inches (chest), 25 inches (waist), 39 inches (center front length), 43 inches (center back length),

Label

Town Shop, De Pinna, Fifth Avenue, New York/ Rappi

Donor

Laurie McDonald Meigs

Date Earliest

1955

Date Latest

1956

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

some discoloration at neck/shoulders, stain on sash

Storage Location

HANGING

Work Type

Tags

Citation

Town Shop, “White 50's Party Dress with Blue Sash,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 24, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/2408.