Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Evening gown

Item

Title

Evening gown

Description

A. Light pink chiffon dress; surplice bodice; beaded fringe from sleeves, hipline, and hemline; gathered skirt; pale green satin cummerbund. B. Pink silk underdress; spaghetti straps; mid-calf length.

Worn by donor, Mrs. Joseph Bonness, Sr., to 1953 convention in Washington, D.C. when husband was named President of Road Builders of America. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.

Relation

Detail of underdress (Object ID #1975.53.b)

Creator

Norell, Norman

Date

1953

Source

Donor: Mrs. Joseph Bonness, Sr.

Identifier

Object ID #1975.53.ab
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/f4c2700e69454696e0af05edfd2cb6a8.jpg

Rights

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

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

Norell, Norman, “Evening gown,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed June 19, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/3024.