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Black satin dress with hand-shaped decoration

Peter Davy, designer and Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane1985/1990

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

This one-shoulder Spandex gown with red and black sequins in the shapre of a hand has a note of whimsy. Placed at the center of the stomach over a see-through netting the hand could be interpreted as dancing with, or holding or centering one's self. ca. 1985.
Black satin dress with hand-shaped decoration designed
by Peter Davy
1980s
spandex satin, net, sequins, and beads, with metal and
plastic zipper
H x W x D (flat): 58 5/8 × 18 3/4 × 15/16 in. (148.9 ×
47.6 × 2.4 cm)
H x W x D (on form): 58 × 18 × 12 1/2 in. (147.3 × 33 ×
31.8 cm)
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  • Title: Black satin dress with hand-shaped decoration
  • Creator: Peter Davy, designer, Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
  • Date Created: 1985/1990
  • Subject Keywords: Peter Davy

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