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Day Dress, 1919–20

This is a Day Dress.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Museum of the City of New York as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1919–20. Its medium is floral printed cotton, trimmed with silk velvet.

The New York owner of this dress was described as a "conventional woman with strong opinions."

It is credited Lent by Museum of the City of New York. Gift of Katherine Cortesi Armstrong, 1998, 98.76.4.

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Its dimensions are

Length (approx.): 40 in.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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