Dress worn by Dorothy Hill

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Titles Dress worn by Dorothy Hill
Description Dinner dress of ashes of roses silk taffeta and white tulle, embellished with ribbons of lace bows, cording, gauging, ruching and silver threads. Designed by Lady Duff Gordon (Lucile, Ltd). The designer named her dresses each season. This dress was named “Happiness” and was designed in fall of 1916. It was owned by Dorothy Hill, daughter-in-law of James J. Hill.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 47 inches length (from top of shoulder to hem)
30 inches circumference (bust)
26 inches circumference (waist)
Nomenclature dress (garment)
Materials silk (textile)
taffeta
tulle (meshed textile)
satin
chiffon
Creation Made by: Lucile Ltd.
Made in: New York, New York, United States
Subjects Used by: Hill, Dorothy Barrows
Clothing. Women's Dresses. 1910-1919
Dates Use: Exactly 1916 (The Happiness dress was designed for fall 1916.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2014.42.9 (Accession Number)

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