Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Evening gown

Item

Title

Evening gown

Description

White polyester crepe evening gown; jewel neckline; short kimono cap sleeves; draped in front to center of midriff; scalloped oval appliqué in center of midriff; center of appliqué decorated with clear and silver bugle beads and large rhinestone pin; waistline rises in front, falls in back; darting at back bodice; hand-picked zipper; straight skirt; slit at back hem; ankle length; lined in white polyester. Zipper teeth have given out.

Made by Sister Aloyse Hessburg for her Master's project at Drexel University in 1965.

Relation

Detail of appliqué (Object ID #2003.19.05)

Creator

Sister Aloyse Hessburg

Date

1965

Source

Sister Aloyse Hessburg

Identifier

Object ID #2003.19.05
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/4a81b172d6792ea1a06193448d757fa3.jpg

Rights

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

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

Sister Aloyse Hessburg, “Evening gown,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed July 18, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/2594.