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Evening ensemble of coat, dress, and underdress in double layer white nylon net embroidered overall with faux pearls of varying size. A: Straight, fitted, full-length overdress with high stand-up collar; straight, long sleeves; bands with rows of small pearl rings with large pearl centers at collar, wrists and hem; horsehair stiffened hem; center back metal hook and eye closure. B: Straight, fitted, full-length silver lame underdress with round neckline; sleeveless, raglan armscye; proper left side seam slit to knee; back zipper. C: Straight, unfitted, full-length coat with round neckline; sleeveless; band with rows of small pearl rings with large pearl centers at neck; center front hook-and-eye closure, falling open from bust. Made for and worn by Hope Hampton.

Details

  • Title: Evening ensemble of coat, dress, and underdress
  • Creator: Norman Norell
  • Creator Birth Date: 1900
  • Creator Death Date: 1972
  • Date Created: 1960/1969
  • Provenance: Made for and worn by Hope Hampton.
  • Type: Evening ensemble, Underdress, Evening coat, Evening Dress (garment)
  • Medium: Net (textile), lamé (textile), Bead (pierced object), Nylon, Plastic (organic material), Horsehair

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