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Catalog Number 13137-123
Title Dress, Prom, Ivory with Floral Beadwork
Object Name Dress
Description Cream satin dress with floral beading on the bodice. There are two bows at the front of the waistline. The dress is sleeveless and has a round neck. The flowers are made of pink satin and are outlined with pink sequins. Rhinestones and small pink and white beads fil the centers of the flowers. Leaves have a green satin background and are outlined with clear beads that have a silver center. Stems are created with longer clear beads with a silver center. There is a zipper in the back of the dress. There is a panel of extra fabric in the front of the skirt. The dress is machine sewn. The skirt probably feel slightly below the knee.
Date 1959
Material Satin fabric, glass, plastic, metal
Used USA: Nebraska (Platte), Columbus
People Hruska, Mary Ann (Behlen)
Other Name Dress, Women's
Event Prom
History Dress worn to the 1959 Senior Prom by Mary Ann Behlen, Columbus, Nebraska.
Credit line Gift of Walter and Ruby Behlen Estate