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Evening dress in white silk gazar with black bead trim

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Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York
New York, NY, United States

Evening dress in white silk gazar; A-line, fitted bodice, full skirt; floor-length; strapless, straight neckline; black beads of various shapes and sizes at neckline and from below-knee to ankle; black velvet trim, hoop in hem; proper left side back zipper closure; boned underbodice, zipper; white synthetic lining; attached nylon net petticoat. Worn by Katherine Sullivan Meehan (Mrs. Joseph A. Meehan) to Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, held at the Plaza on November 28, 1966.

Details

  • Title: Evening dress in white silk gazar with black bead trim
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1966
  • Provenance: Worn by Katherine Sullivan Meehan (Mrs. Joseph A. Meehan) to Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, held at the Plaza on November 28, 1966.
  • Subject Keywords: Masquerades, Truman Capote (1924-1984)
  • Type: Evening dress (garment)
  • Medium: Silk (textile), Bead (pierced object), Gazar, Nylon, Synthetic fiber, Velvet (fabric weave)

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