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A lavender sleeveless dress made from silk chiffon and velveteen fabric was constructed with two layers of chiffon, and a gray / blue silk lining. The velveteen was cut into handkerchief panels and attached to flare out around the hem. The velveteen is a darker shade of purple than the chiffon to add contrast. The straight silhouette, without a waistband, is indicative of mid-1920s style.
About This Item
- Title: Lavender chiffon and velveteen dress, ca. 1925
- Creation Date: circa 1925
- Subject Date: circa 1925
- Location: USA
- Media: silk, cotton
- Local Code: 1993.300.563
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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