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Mainbocher Blue Silk Faille Dress

Description

Mainbocher blue (dark) silk faille short dress with wrap around skirt and belt; bodice fitted with midriff yoke, darts, round neck, short set-in sleeves, center front of skirt is cut straight with two small pleats at the waist, long side metal zipper, back of bodice has no darts, back of skirt cut on the bias with two shallow box pleats, pleated down to the hem, grosgrain ribbon attached inside at waist; self -belt; wrap around style skirt pleated in front, open in center back, belt-bow.

Source

HCT.1988.403.2a-e

Designer

Mainbocher

Decade

1950-1959

Files

1988.403.2a-e F.jpg
1988.403.2a-e LF.jpg
1988.403.2a-e L.jpg
1988.403.2a-e LB.jpg
1988.403.2a-e B.jpg
1988.403.2a-e RB.jpg
1988.403.2a-e R.jpg
1988.403.2a-e RF.jpg
1988.403.2a F.jpg
1988.403.2a B.jpg
1988.403.2a-e Bodice Detail.jpg
1988.403.2a-e Back Detail.jpg
1988.403.2a Back Detail.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Mainbocher Blue Silk Faille Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 21, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4935.

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