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"Floating Cloud" debutante gown in white peau d'ange

Ann Lowe1964

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

A: White silk crepe gown, peau d'ange; fitted princess-style sheath with five-gore skirt; full-length; wide U-neckline, plunging in back; sleeveless; white silk plain-weave rouched ruffle edging neckline and hem, self-fringe; same rouched florets with self stem appliqued evenly on skirt; center back zipper closure, silk plain-weave bow where zipper meets; white silk lining. B: Off-white synthetic petticoat; four-gore; shirred tulle ruffle at hem, buckram facing; center back hook-and-eye closure. Worn by daughter of donor, at the International Debutante Ball at Grand Ballroom of Waldorf Astoria, December 31, 1964.

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  • Title: "Floating Cloud" debutante gown in white peau d'ange
  • Creator: Ann Lowe
  • Creator Birth Date: 1898
  • Creator Death Date: 1981
  • Date Created: 1964
  • Provenance: Worn by daughter of donor, at the International Debutante Ball at Grand Ballroom of Waldorf Astoria, December 31, 1964.
  • Subject Keywords: Debutantes
  • Type: Gown
  • Medium: Synthetic fiber, Silk (textile), Crepe (textile)
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Ann Lowe

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