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Orange/White Striped McCardell Day Dress

Description

A bias cut cotton day dress. Cream with raised orange diagonal stripes. Shawl collar with deep V opening (to bust level) at center front. Side seam bust darts in front bodice. Short dolman sleeves rolled cuffs
4" wide self sash gathered into inverted V angled seam at center front waist; sash tied in back when worn. Center front and center back seams
Wide V seam at center back dipping into V below waistband. Side seam angled pockets with curved fold over flap. Full circle skirt. Left side zipper.

Source

HCT.2014.6.3

Provenance

Gift of The Friends of the Historic Costume & Textiles Collection.

Designer

Claire McCardell

Fiber/Fabric Information

Cotton

Decade

1950-1959

Files

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Collection

Citation

“Orange/White Striped McCardell Day Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 7, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5124.

Item Relations

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