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This short sleeveless dancing dress made of beaded dark blue silk tulle has the fashionable square shape of the mid-1920s.Blue,gold Sequins and beads embroidery imitating a belt atlow waist. The neckline is round at the front and has V-cutopening at the back. This particular dancing dress displaysthe typical geometrical motifs of the Art Deco period. Popular interest in archaeology led to the use of shapes and colors that were inspired by artefacts and imagery of ancient Egyptian culture. The architectural nature of the embroidery herewould have given the wearer a statuesque look.

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  • Title: Dress
  • Location: Western Countries
  • Location Created: Western Countries
  • Type: Textiles
  • Materials and techniques: Silk
  • Dynasty: 1920s

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