Handmade red 1940s Tea Dress with flower



Handmade red 1940s Tea Dress with flower

A handmade red silk or satin feel tea dress from the 1930 and 1940s. The dress features a ruched section around the round neckline. A bow has been made from the same material with a contrasting cream and they are sewn on the cuffs of the short puff sleeves. A feathery flower style brooch has been attached to the ruching. The dress is mid-calf length.

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Record number:2021.35.5
Simple name:tea dress
Classification term:Voices
Period:20th century
Date:1930 1949