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1920's beaded 'flapper' evening dress, and petticoat; Unknown; c.1920's; 2009_233_...

1920's beaded 'flapper' evening dress, and petticoat; Unknown; c.1920's; 2009_233_1-2
1920's beaded 'flapper' evening dress, and petticoat; Unknown; c.1920's; 2009_233_1-21920's beaded 'flapper' evening dress, and petticoat; Unknown; c.1920's; 2009_233_1-2
Name/Title
1920's beaded 'flapper' evening dress, and petticoat
About this object
1. Navy blue crepe silk, beaded dress, sleeveless sheath 'flapper' dress, with drop waisted box pleated skirt, one centre front and back, and at sides. Coloured beads in geometric floral patterns, in pinks, light blue, green, black. 2. Plain black silk full length petticoat with shoulder straps, would not have been used with no.1 as it is too long. These items belonged to Olive Cullen, donor's mother-in-law who was from England, and where this dress has come from.
Maker
Unknown
Date Made
c.1920's
Place Made
United Kingdom
Medium and Materials
silk
Measurements
1. 110cm length x 43cm width
Subject and Association Description
flapper' beaded dress c.1920's
Credit Line
Claire Cullen
Object Type
dress
Object number
2009_233_1-2

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beaded
black
box pleat
crepe silk
dark blue
drop waist
'flapper' dress
green
light blue
pink


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