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Afternoon Dress

circa 1924

Nemser (US, - present)

The cut and construction of this dress references an extended width at the hips created by wearing panniers, or side buckets as they were known. This silhouette enjoyed renewed popularity in the early to mid-1920s.

Place object was created: United States

silk crepe de chine, silk ribbon, net, silk plisse, silk chiffon

Measurements:    length: 44 inches    waist: 38 inches    bust: 48 inches

Gift of the Mint Museum Auxiliary, donated by Lucille D. Withers Ferrell 1983.75.285

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH