Black silk crepe evening gown; strapless; six white narrow vertical strips applied evenly along gown with white bows at top; strips run down dress below knee, flaring out with six godets; black sequin beading runs completely around white strips; corselet bodice understructure, back hook closures; center back zipper with hook and eye closures. Worn by Hildegarde for the first time in Milwaukee in 1948.
Hildegarde in Bruyère gown (publicity photo)
Donated by Hildegarde
Is Part Of
Object ID #1974.09
Clothing and Dress
Bruyère, “Evening gown,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed March 21, 2023, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/2066.