Evening dress

Silk crepe and silk, about 1925

Accession number 1967.187.53

Evening dress of black silk crepe with wide scooped neckline. Separate under-slip of plain black silk.

Bodice and skirt almost completely covered with applied black plastic sequins and glass bugle beads. Wide, open-seamed sleeves, weighted with tassels of bugle beads.

Low waistline, decorated on left hand side with large rosette of pink and purple silk crepe and silk velvet.

Close-up photograph of showing silver rose pattern