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Object Name:
Dress
Object ID:
1995.49.114
Date:
1952
Owned:
Haines, Virginia (Ginger)
Used:
Oshkosh
Made:
Linda Young Originals/New York
Description:
Nylon and Lurex striped sheath dress. Stripes of black, gray and non-tarnish gold metallic threads; pockets flare at the hip and are attached to a panel in the front and back; dress ends below the knees; side zipper closure; velvet frame collar and belt; completely lined in black taffeta; label: Linda Young/ORIGINALS/of New York

Dress worn by Virginia (Ginger) Haines

Advertisement in the Chicago Tribune, Aug. 25, 1952 called this the Glitter Siren Dress and it sold for $22.95 (in 2011 currency that would be $195.48)


Sheath: A slim straight garment
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Chicago Tribune 8/25/1952Chicago Tribune 8/25/1952