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Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
velvet, silk, and metal zipper
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 43 3/4 × 25 in. (111.1 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Description:
Dark grey velvet dress designed by Arthur McGee with a scoop neck, full-length balloon sleeves, and an A-line body with hemline just below the knee. There are two (2) inset pockets sewn into the side seams at each hip. The dress closes at the center back with a zipper. Only the interior yoke is lined in grey silk, the rest of the dress is not lined. There are no labels.
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:
2007.3.58
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd5f02e63ae-8fe2-4cbd-be02-b18221567f71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.58