evening dress

evening dress


Red and orange shot silk, and fawn and orange net. Round neck, no sleeves. Top part of bodice in three overlapping horizontal net sections, the top one fawn, middle borwnish and the bottom one orange, all over orange net lining. Lower part of bodice silk. One side open to below waist and fastening with hooks and eyes. Net overskirt in three layers like the top of the bodice, top layer is the shortest, bottom the longest. Flowers of pink and orange shot silk and green silk applique, on one shoulder and an overskirt towards hem on the same side, and at waist on opposite side.

Object Name

evening dress

Date Created



Length CF: 104cm
Length CB: 116.8cm
Shoulder to waist: 40.5cm
Hem: 132cm
Waist: 78.7cm

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