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 inchesGift of the Mint Museum Auxiliary, donated by Lucille D. Withers Ferrell 1983.75.285
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH