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Printable page Blue Polka Dot Evening Gown

1909 -1912 Blue with Cream Dots womans evening-dress [Silk]
Overview: The dress, dated between 1909-1912, is made from silk charmeuse that has a blue polka dot pattern. It has center front and center back panels of silk net with self-fabric appliqué work.
Construction: See supplemental pages.
Trim: See supplemental pages.
Provenance: Mr. Paul Lindsay donated this gown to the Costar Collection in the Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in September 2009 as part of a larger donation of beautiful dresses dating from the 1910s to the 1940s. The gown, the oldest one in the donation, belonged to his grandmother, Zeta Abbott Moody.
Damage: See supplemental pages.
Tags: Has been studied and reproduced by MFA candidate
Costar #G1401