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Evening Dress

1927 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Sage green silk chiffon evening dress, cape and belt. With an abstract black 'woodcut' design.

The dress has a low round neck, thin shoulder straps and a loose over bodice, shaped with gores of self material inserted at the sides, centre front and back. Green silk petticoat to which is attached the skirt which has insertions of fan shaped gores to give it flare. Inside the side seam is a label.

Long cape of matching material. It has oval ends with fan shaped insertions. Tie-belt of matching material.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Evening Dress
  • Cape
  • Belt
Materials and techniques
Silk chiffon
Brief description
Silk chiffon evening dress, cape and belt, designed by Madame Hayward, London, 1927
Physical description
Sage green silk chiffon evening dress, cape and belt. With an abstract black 'woodcut' design.



The dress has a low round neck, thin shoulder straps and a loose over bodice, shaped with gores of self material inserted at the sides, centre front and back. Green silk petticoat to which is attached the skirt which has insertions of fan shaped gores to give it flare. Inside the side seam is a label.



Long cape of matching material. It has oval ends with fan shaped insertions. Tie-belt of matching material.
Marks and inscriptions
Madame Hayward, 67-69 New Bond Street (Label inside the side seam)
Credit line
Given by Mrs Gilbert Russell
Collection
Accession number
T.150 to B-1969

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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