Digital Fashion Resource Centre

Two Piece Dress

Accession

1-920-14-06604

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

1915-1920

Style Period

Description

Dress is straight style, bright orange silk skirt with black bodice (waistline seam), sleeveless, knee length. Hem has black/light green/light blue stripes with tiny flowers embroidered on. Tunic is hip length, scoop neckline trimmed with black silk band. Hem is uneven with four long black chiffon panels with a black tassel (same length as dress hem). Two large rectangular panels in front and back of tunic are embroidered to match the dress hem.

Condition

good

Pattern

Technique