1965 Evening Dress

Date: ca. 1965 - Material: Unbleached Cotton - Accession: 2001.191.1.0568

UI: "Black, evening gown with blue glitter swirls". Long sleeve black chiffon dress with applied (glued) silver glitter in a serpentine pattern. Dress is lined in black silk and zips up the back. Snaps on back of the collar and at the wrists. It has a split mandarin collar. Full length skirt has a 19" slit up the proper left side. Dress is very slim fitting. Probably manufactured, but no tags.

Donated to the University of Illinois Bevier Historic Costume Collection by Louis D and Ruby S. Arkow. Property transfer to the Illinois State Museum, 2001.