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Object Name Gown, Evening
Date circa 1985
Description Woman's evening dress. Purple long sleeve floor length evening gown, crew neck in front, deep V in back. Large bow on left hip. Bodice: purple sequins on lurex base, lined with chiffon. Skirt, sleeves and bow: purple silk taffeta. Skirt is lined and hemmed with black horsehair, sits on hips. Lining seams are pinked, skirt seams are raw. Zipper closure at center back. Puff sleeves with small shoulder pads. Labels: "Mignon, Paris & New York" - side left back collar; "Size 10" - right side seam, bodice; "Dry Clean Only" & "ILGWU" - skirt side seam.
Object ID 2013.11.1
Provenance Donor purchased but did not wear.
People & Trade Names Mignon