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Object Name Dress
Alternate Name Dress and Coat
Date 1960s
Description Woman's 1-piece evening dress and matching coat, made of silver brocade with orange and pink flowers. The princess-seamed dress is sleeveless, with a round yoked neckline and slightly flared skirt, and is ornamented with rhinestone buckles on each shoulder. Dress has two slit pockets in the sides. The coat has a front closure with four jeweled buttons, a turned down collar, long sleeves, and two faux pockets with flaps. Identical cloth labels on dress inside neckline and on coat inside waist: "original / Bellciano / NEW YORK".
(Keywords: Fashion, Twentieth Century)

Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History
Earliest Date 1960
Latest Date 1970
Maker Bellciano
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Catalog Number 77.001.0025.A-B
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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