Miniature skirt inspired by First Ladies Collection made by Ann Lowe

Created by
Lowe, Ann, American, 1898 - 1981
Subject of
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007
Medium
synthetic satin, lace, beads, and metal fasteners
Dimensions
H x W (flat): 33 7/8 × 23 3/4 in. (86 × 60.3 cm)
Type
skirts
Date
late 1960s - early 1970s
Description
Miniature pink satin skirt inspired by the First Ladies Collection made by Ann Lowe. The A-line skirt has a thin waistband and extends to the floor with a short train in back. It is made from pale pink synthetic satin. A panel of cream floral net lace is sewn down the center front of the skirt and decorated with oval-shaped faux pearl beads. The skirt closes at the proper left side waist with one (1) metal hook-and-eye and one (1) metal snap. It is lined in the pink satin with a layer of tulle between the facing and lining. There are no labels.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Fashion design
United States--Social life and customs
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number
2007.3.76
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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