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1940s Peach Evening Gown and Jacket

Description

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.

Source

HCT.2001.20.1ab

Relation

Additional fiber images and information available at the CAMEO Materials Database at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Provenance

Purchased at auction in central Ohio.

Design Elements

Peter Pan/Flat Collar, Shirt Sleeve, A-Line Dress, Tailored Single Breasted Jacket

Fiber/Fabric Information

Acetate

Decade

1940-1949

Color

Orange pink

Files

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2001.20.1ab Side Detail.jpg
2001.20.1ab Sleeve Detail.jpg
2001.20.1ab Back Detail.jpg
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2001.20.1a FL.jpg
2001.20.1a L.jpg
2001.20.1a BL.jpg
2001.20.1a B.jpg
2001.20.1a BR.jpg
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Acetate Fiber
Acetate Fiber
Acetate Fiber
Acetate Fiber
Acetate Fiber
Acetate Fiber
Acetate Fiber
Acetate Fiber

Collection

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Citation

“1940s Peach Evening Gown and Jacket,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed October 14, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/1806.

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