1948 Dress

Date: ca. 1948 - Material: Synthetic chiffon - Accession: 2001.191.1.0474

Synthetic chiffon dress with large printed irises, carnations and poppys in pink, yellow, green and lavendar. Sweetheart neckline edged in black velvet ribbon with bow. Capped sleeves created with a flounce. Underskirt is tulle with a rayon slip. Waist falls at natural waist and forms a scalloped point at the center.
B. panniers

Donated to the University of Illinois Bevier Historic Costume Collection by UNK. Property transfer to the Illinois State Museum, 2001.