Evening chiffon dress; elaborate beaded design

Production date
1920s
Description
Beaded chiffon party dress
- Salmon pink/orange chiffon with elaborate beaded design
- Pink and silver beads, blue and mauve sequins making
flowers
- Beaded design on bodice, also scalloped/pleated
waist band
- Bodice has no sleeves, scoop neckline and moves into
a fuller skirt with a loose gathering at the waist
band
- The dress has a scalloped hemline which is heavily
embroidered with beads
- The bodice is lined but the skirt is not
- Back of dress has beaded designs also, with a small
pleat in the back of the skirt that reaches the waist
band; it is pleated like the small scallops around
the waist; beading runs straight up each side.
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Production date
1920s
Media/Materials
- Salmon pink/orange chiffon with elaborate beaded design
- Pink and silver beads, blue and mauve sequins making
flowers
Measurements
1046 x 800mm
1046mm length
488mm waist
800mm hem width
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1991/45/5

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