Black chemise with belt worn by Lena Horne

Created by
Helene Arpels, Inc., American
Worn by
Horne, Lena, American, 1917 - 2010
Medium
silk, metal, rhinestone
Dimensions
H x W: 57 x 27 1/2 in. (144.8 x 69.9 cm)
Type
chemise dresses
Date
1970s
Description
A black silk gown with gold thread and rhinestones. Included is a matching belt.
Topic
African American
Actors
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the family of Lena Horne
Object number
2011.24.2ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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