"Second night" dress, by Willie Otey Kay of Raleigh, NC, 1954. Worn by debutante Louise Wooten to a Saturday dance the day after the 1954 North Carolina Debutante Ball. Teal shot satin with green lace and rhinestones on the bodice, zipper closure on side. North Carolina Museum of History.
Evening dress, by Widoff, New York, 1911-13, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. High waisted Edwardian party gown with a narrow sheath underskirt of plain silk charmeuse and a multilayered overskirt of silk lawn. The short, full lace sleeves cover a white lawn undersleeve edged with miniature pearls and ending in pearl tassels. A pale turquoise satin waist sash backed with bright pink satin closes on the left side with a decorative oval medallion of the pink ribbon flowers.