Blass, Bill; black silk velvet sheath dress with copper lamé sleeves
Bill Blass black silk velvet sheath dress; jewel neckline; back zipper closure and hook & eye; lined in black rayon crepe; long stylized leg-o-mutton sleeve, opening at top of sleeve (around the cap area); made out of crinkled copper lamé , zipper closure at cuff.
This dress belonged to Mrs. (Harriet) Cyrus Fulton. Harriet was born 10/22/1911 in Columbus, Ohio. Her father, William Lanman, was Chairman of the Columbus Bolt Works Company. She attended the Columbus School for Girls. She later married Cyrus Lupher Fulton, who worked as an assistant treasurer of a local Columbus company.
Leg-O-Mutton Sleeve, Shift Dress, Wedge SIlhouette
fiber content=Rayon, Silk
Black, Copper metallic
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