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Dress

Description

Green cotton wrap-tie halter dress made by Townley Clothes and designed by Claire McCardell (1905-1958). One single piece of fabric extends from one side of the waist around the neck to the other side of the waist. The shape of the garment is given by the bunching of the fabric created by the effect of two waist ties.

Date

circa 1950

Materials

Cotton, metal

Dimensions

47 H x 30.5 W inches

Resource ID

12009

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis J. Conley

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.