Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Gown

Item

Title

Gown

Description

Pale pink tulle and silk taffeta prom gown; pink tulle pink taffeta; pale pink feathers around bust; rhinestone straps; tulle decorated with embroidered pale pink flowers and rhinestones; fitted torso; flared skirt; covered buttons and loops in back; ankle length.

Made by the aunt of the donor, Gaetanina Balistreri, for Balistreri to wear to the 1943 Mount Mary College Junior Prom. The gown was originally made strapless, but Mount Mary College required straps, so rhinestone straps were added.

Date

1943

Source

Gaetanina Balistreri

Identifier

Object ID #2011.17.01
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/a08c11f9021cab2bcf89ee6a93bfdc8b.jpg

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

“Gown,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed July 18, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/2565.