Evening dress

1989.98.12

About this object

Printed floral dresses had been popular for both day and evening wear throughout the 1940s and that trend continued into the 1950s. They were sometimes worn as bridesmaids’ dresses too, either full-length or calf-length. This example is a summer evening dress.
  • Date
    1950 about
  • Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Rayon - Satin
  • Credit line
    Gift of Mr Leslie Tyson, Hoylake, 1989
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery,
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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