Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Blouse from back

Item

1983.193.c_back.jpg

Title

Blouse from back

Description

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) and underdress (Object ID #1983.193.b) 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)
Cape (Object ID #1983.212)

Creator

Fontanne, Lynn

Date

1960-1970

Source

Donor: Mrs. Suzanne Knapp

Identifier

Object ID #1983.193.c
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/be66de773b800488e6e732a363fdd1fd.jpg

Rights

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

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

Still Shot

Citation

Fontanne, Lynn, “Blouse from back,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed July 23, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/3140.