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A-line sleeveless dress with lace cap sleeves by Gene Bailey

Catalog Data

Designed by:
Gene Bailey, American, 1945 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber and polyurethane
Dimensions:
H x W: 42 11/16 × 20 1/16 in. (108.4 × 51 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970-1995
Description:
This is a pale blue A-line knit dress with cap sleeves. The cap sleeves are done in a zig-zag crochet pattern in the same blue yarn as the body of the dress. It has a V-neckline edged in crochet. There is a white fabric tag with black text on the inside of the neckline that reads “GENE BAILEY.” There are attached shoulder pads in the shoulders. The dress flares outwards from the waist in a wide A-line. Along the bottom hem is a repeating pattern of mushroom clusters in a darker blue.
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 Omega C. Logan Silva, MD, MACP
Object number:
A2018.88.1.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Gene Bailey Archive and Knitwear Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52e187068-41f4-4eff-8591-e26e94bf4640
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.88.1.10