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Day dress in floral motif outlined in black and red script reading "once in a while" printed on off-white rayon crepe ground

Unknown1940/1949

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

Off-white rayon crepe printed with black outlined floral sprigs and red script to read "once in a while" day dress; below-knee length; wide dropped shoulder cut-in-one with bodice, topstitched yoke seam below shoulder; shirred self jabot ruffle center front neck held by single black velvet bow; fitted natural waistline, top flaring layer skirt; skirt held by hip yoke, rounding and diminishing to finish in center back ruffled bustle-effect, straight gusset-seamed under layer; center back waist zipper closure; unlined.

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  • Title: Day dress in floral motif outlined in black and red script reading "once in a while" printed on off-white rayon crepe ground
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1940/1949
  • Type: Dress (garment)
  • Medium: Crepe (textile), Rayon, Velvet (fabric weave)

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