Date1930 – 1960
Black chiffon dress with ruching on front of bodice. Natural waist comes to a slight point. Metal zipper closure on back, placing the dress between 1930 and 1960. Brottom trimmed in 7 in. lcae. Narrow shoulder straps and trim on top edge of bodice made from different black lace. Spaghetti straps underneath lace. Twill fabric slip underneath chiffon. Slip closed with side metal zipper on PL. Slip sacked to dress at neckline. Spaghetti straps of dress have snaps sewn to slip. Remnants of white tulle around shoulder straps. Full skirt.
Credit LineNewport Historical Society Collection
Object Typedresses (garments)