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Gold Feather Dress, Grand Canal (Nine)

Identifier: 2011.150.32

1 item ; 24 in. x 60 in. muslin garment bag

Gold sequined dress with boned corset top and elbow length sleeves.  The skirt is built on a hoop form overlaid with white marabou feathers, gold and white horsehair, copper and gold fabric, and gold metallic lace trimmed with copper colored gems. The skirt is lined in a gold, metallic printed polyester.  Hook-and-eye closures along front of corset and a label reading  "Tricorne New York City" with "Miss Kitt" on it sewn center back.  Dress weighs 15+ lbs.

Designed by Vicki Mortimer. Worn by Eartha Kitt.

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