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Dress worn by Dorothy Hill
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.
Content Category: artifacts
47 inches length (from top of shoulder to hem)
30 inches circumference (bust)
26 inches circumference (waist)
tulle (meshed textile)
Made by: Lucile Ltd.
Made in: New York, New York, United States
Used by: Hill, Dorothy Barrows
Clothing. Women's Dresses. 1910-1919
Use: Exactly 1916 (The Happiness dress was designed for fall 1916.)
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2014.42.9 (Accession Number)