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Gown, Evening


Black evening gown designed and worn by the fashion designer Claire McCardell (1905-1958). The two-piece gown consists of a halter top that is secured with a tie and a full length circle skirt.


circa 1947-1948


Silk, metal

Object ID

1977.68.3 a,b

Resource ID


Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian McCardell

Digital Publisher

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