Woman's full-length 1-piece dress. Black velvet bodice with turned-down turtleneck collar, long sleeves, wide waistband, and back zipper closure. Skirt of brightly colored fabric printed with scrolls and flowers and quilted with scrolls in black thread. Lining is black taffeta. Matching belt is black velvet on one side and printed fabric on the other side. Two cloth labels: "BERGDORF GOODMAN / ON THE PLAZA / NEW YORK" and "DYNASTY / [registered symbol] / DRY CLEAN ONLY / MADE IN THE / BRITISH CROWN COLONY OF HONG KONG / [size] 6."
(Keywords: Fashion, Party Hostess, Quilted Garment, Mod, Maxi Dress, Twentieth Century, New York)
|Acquisition||Gift of Marion Vaughn|
|Ownership and History||Worn by Marion Perkins Vaughn (Mrs. George A. Vaughn, Jr.) when entertaining at her home on Helena Road, Todt Hill, Staten Island. Mrs. Vaughn died in 2002 at the age of 100.|
|Subjects||Clothing & dress|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Clothing -- Outerwear|
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