Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Blouse and underdress without overdress

Item

1983.193.bc_front.jpg

Title

Blouse and underdress without overdress

Description

B. Black brushed silk underdress; back is brushed silk, front is taffeta; sleeveless taffeta bodice. C. Ivory organza blouse; worn backwards to fill in "V" of overdress; ruffled neckline and sleeve cuffs; snap and hook and eye closures.

Worn with overdress (Object ID #1983.193.a) to form three piece ensemble. Ensemble was worn with cape (Object ID #1983.212).

Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Made by Lynn Fontanne using a Jacques Griffe Vogue pattern, which she reworked to give the overdress a deep V back. The ensemble was originally worn with a white ruffled dickey. Donor was the niece of Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt.

Relation

Three piece ensemble (Object ID #1983.193.abc)
Blouse from back (Object ID #1983.193.c)
Cape (Object ID #1983.212)

Creator

Fontanne, Lynn

Date

1960-1970

Source

Donor: Mrs. Suzanne Knapp

Identifier

Object ID #1983.193.bc
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/ec2be9d46015c664dfc92c890bb1ddf8.jpg

Rights

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

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

Still Shot

Citation

Fontanne, Lynn, “Blouse and underdress without overdress,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed April 21, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/3139.