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Pink and white lace dress designed by Peter Davy

Catalog Data

Designed by:
Peter Davy, Saint Vincentian, 1944 - 1990  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
synthetic knit fiber, synthetic lace, synthetic netting, sequins, rhinestones with metal fasteners, and metal and plastic zipper
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 51 × 25 in. (129.5 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980s
Description:
Pink and white lace dress designed by Peter Davy.
The light pink dress has Juliet sleeves with puffs at the shoulders. It is floor length and trumpets out at the bottom. There is a large thick pink padded bow on the front of the dress where the skirt flares out. The bow is the same width as the body of the dress. There is shiny off white floral lace covering the entire dress. The dress has a scoop neck but then has a deep "v" cut out covered in lace and netting. There are some sequins on the sleeve cuffs and along the "v". There are some small ruffles around the sleeve cuffs. There are rainbow rhinestones scattered on the lace covered "v" and they are secured with metal fasteners. There is a deep opening in the back with a zipper going part of the way down. The dress is not lined.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.115
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52373965d-61d2-44cd-adc9-6353bed8d404
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.115