Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (25 total)

  • Navy blue lace cocktail dress, low scalloped neckline; cap sleeves; fitted waistline with tucks; center back zipper; sheath style straight slim skirt; scalloped hemline; large triple pouffed navy silk taffeta bow attached to cummerbund; attached beige nylon and navy blue chiffon slip, lingerie straps; knee length skirt.
  • Heavy beige lace over white satin back crepe and white chiffon evening gown; strapless; wide band of lined white-beige mutation mink around top; long, straight, very slim skirt; concealed center back zipper with hook, eye, and snap closure; attached off-white boned inner bodice. Made exclusively for L. S. Ayres & Co., Indianapolis.
  • Black chiffon evening gown; sweetheart neckline; lace bodice with pink underneath; padded puff sleeves; padded bustline; full skirt; side zipper closure; stiff along hemline; crepe underskirt is weighted. Purchased 2/29/1940. Worn by Hildegarde. This gown was custom-made for Hildegarde at Bergdorf-Goodman
  • Dusty pink lace dress; jewel neckline; cap sleeves; shirred midriff; very full skirt.

    This dress is attributed to Hattie Carnegie.
  • Black crepe sheath dress; 3 inch wide lace collar; collar attached to dress by ribbon; long gathered sleeves with lace cuffs; invisible zipper closure; shoulder pads; unlined; five inch lace hem; knee length; lace is machine-sewn in flower pattern.
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