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1950s Blue Net Evening Gown

Description

Blue nylon tulle strapless gown with sweetheart neckline and asymmetrical ruffled flounce. Metal side zipper closure, with acetate taffeta lining. Raw unfinished hem along bottom of skirt.

Source

HCT.1986.205.1

Provenance

This dress belonged to Sarah Hislop Pace. She was born 10/30/1928 to Catherine Gertrude Crawford and John Hughes Hislop. Her father, John, was a real estate broker in Columbus, Ohio. She had two brothers and one sister. Her brother, John Jr. died in 1925 at the age of three. Her sister, Jeanne was born in 1918 and her brother, Thomas, was born in 1926. Sarah married Dr. William Greenville Pace III (3/22/1927-6/6/1996) who was a doctor at Ohio State University Hospital. She would have been 22-25 years old when this dress was worn.

Design Elements

A-Line Dress, Bell SIlhouette

Decade

1950-1959

Color

Blue

Files

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003.1986.205.1.1-11-2014.POLFOR.200X.MM.rayonacetate.dressliningwarp.jpg

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Citation

“1950s Blue Net Evening Gown,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 22, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/2015.

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