Aubergine four-ply silk crepe evening gown; high exaggerated mandarin collar; one set-in sleeve, one batwing sleeve; draped from right shoulder; asymmetric bias cut; slim silhouette; deep released pleat on left side; asymmetric zipper closure on grain which creates drapery; yellow metal and purple glass antique brooch near throat; long. Custom made as a performance gown exclusively for Hildegarde.
Donated by Charles Kleibacker
Is Part Of
Object ID #2002.84.12
Clothing and dress
Stavropoulos, “Evening gown,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed March 21, 2023, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/2097.