Woman's 1-piece dress. Black rayon, printed with magazine cover graphics with dates 1946 and 1947 and the words "Calling All Girls." Dress has dolman cap sleeves and a high boat neckline. An asymmetrical hip drape has "Bobe" or "Babe" [with an accent over the e] printed at low point. Back zipper closure. Thread belt loops at waist (belt is missing). Hem has been let down. "Calling All Girls" was a magazine introduced in 1941 for a target audience of young teenage girls.
(Keywords: Fashion,Twentieth Century, Teenagers)
|Ownership and History||Acquired from the collection of Francis Bennett of Jersey City, New Jersey in 1967.|
Clothing & dress
|Lexicon Sub-category||Clothing -- Outerwear|
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