Bling!: Gorgeous Gowns and Dazzling Dresses :
Object Name:
Dress
Object ID:
1988.39.43
Date:
1939
Year Range from:
1930
Year Range to:
1940
Owned:
Winter, Helen Culter
Made:
Kathleen, INC./New York
Event:
Trousseau
Description:
Evening gown of lavender silk with V-neck bodice; fabric from armhole twisted in front and extending back to side seams, sleeveless with mink fur trim around armholes; skirt is fitted at waist and flares out to form a full circle at hem; back bodice forms a deep V-twist; side zipper closure; iridescent pink w/blue machine stitching embroidery cloth label attached by inside hip seam, has image of a bustled girl holding a parasol and a hat box: KATHLEEN INC./118 EAST 60TH STREET/NEW YORK

Part of trousseau when Helen Brainard Cutler married John Keyes Winter on January 19, 1940

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