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Object Name Dress
Date 1968
Description Woman's dress, with matching belt; brightly printed silk.
(a) Knee-length silk shift dress with 3/4 sleeves and jewel neckline. Large multi-color floral and color-block motif in jewel tones. Center back zipper closure with hook and eye at neckline. Small slit at CB hem. Invisible stitching at hem with seam tape inside. Labels: "Tanner of North Carolina - by Dorothy Cox." "Dry clean only."
(b) Silk cord tie belt of matching floral fabric, with unfinished edges.
Object ID 2011.20.3a-b
Provenance Dress worn by donor for parties in Ames in the late 1960s-early 1970s.