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Emerald green dress with chiffon scarf designed by Aziza Braithwaite Bey

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Designed by:
Dr. Aziza Braithwaite Bey, American  Search this
Medium:
wool and chiffon
Dimensions:
L x W (dress): 58 × 23 in. (147.3 × 58.4 cm)
L x W (scarf): 63 × 23 in. (160 × 58.4 cm)
Type:
dresses
Date:
ca. 1975
Description:
A dress (1.4) in emerald green wool jersey knit, with matching chiffon scarf (1.5) designed by Aziza Braithwaite Bey. The dress features a high, mock neckline, long sleeves with puffed shoulders, a dropped waist, and gathered skirt. The hemline falls below the knee. There is crystal beading detail at each shoulder with three lines of cylindrical, emerald green glass bugle beads. There is a center zipper up the back and additional fasteners at the back of the neck, where the neck fabric also has a gathered detail. The dress is a size large. The coordinating rectangular scarf is in an emerald green chiffon with the same green glass bugle beads arranged in large concentric circles.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  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 Aziza Braithwaite Bey
Object number:
A2021.94.1.4-.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© Dr. Aziza Bey
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Dr. Aziza Bey Fashion Archive
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58df83647-56e6-4b5d-ab0b-f9ba5611f9eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2021.94.1.4-.5