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Catalog Number 9712-3
Title Dress; Beaded Pockets; early 1940s; Louise Pound; Olivia Pound
Object Name Dress
Description Grayish-beige rayon crepe, full-length dress with heavily decorated pockets. Pockets are beaded, have studded rhinestones and couched corded designs. Short capped sleeves with slits at centers. Dress opens at front with fabric covered metal buttons. Metal side zipper. Includes original belt, which is self fabric and lined with leather. Belt has a "16" printed on it. No tags or labels
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1942
Culture American
Material rayon crepe, beaded design on pockets
People Pound, Louise, 1872-1958
Pound, Olivia, 1874-1961
Other Name Dress, Women's
History Dress was worn by Olivia or Louise Pound. Given to the donor by Olivia Pound for use in theatrical productions, along with other items.
Credit line Opal Y. Palmer, Lincoln, Nebraska
Collection Palmer, Opal Y.