1940s Peach Evening Gown and Jacket
Dark peach colored long acetate taffeta dress with matching short-sleeved jacket with peplum. Straight across neckline with fold-over. Wide straps. Bodice has princess seams and natural waistline with V at center front. Long skirt with side seams towards back that gets wider at hem. Center back metal zipper. Both dress and jacket are unlined. Jacket has peter pan collar, 6 covered buttons down center front to waist. Princess darts and shoulder pads. Short sleeves with cuffs. Peplum attached at waist is pleated at hips and gathered center back.
Additional fiber images and information available at the CAMEO Materials Database at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
Purchased at auction in central Ohio.
Peter Pan/Flat Collar, Shirt Sleeve, A-Line Dress, Tailored Single Breasted Jacket
“1940s Peach Evening Gown and Jacket,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed July 7, 2020, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/1806.
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