Evening dress Designer: Jean Dessès (French (born Egypt), Alexandria 1904–1970 Athens) Date: ca. 1953 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton, plastic Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 45 in. (114.3 cm) Length at CB (b): 38 1/4 in. (97.2 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Karen F. Swensrud, in honor of Helen S. Fitkin, 1988
1950's Sequin Champagne-Pink Satin Halter Hourglass Mermaid Evening Dress Gown This seductive gown is fashioned from crepe-backed satin in a stunning pale champagne-pink color. Swirls of silver sequins add the perfect amount of sparkle and texture. The bodice is an alluring low-cut plunge, sweetheart halter and has heavily weighted ruffle-tulle train in back.