Satin gown worn by Marian Anderson and Denyce Graves
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|Caption||This pale bronze gown was designed by Barbara Karinska and worn by Marion Anderson, then later altered and worn by Denyce Graves. The gown is made from slubbed silk satin and has a fitted sleeveless bodice with a natural waistline and a full skirt with a slight train. Portions of a cream and metallic gold floral lace are cut and sewn to the bodice around the scoop neckline, along the shoulder straps, and around the waist side seams. The gown closes at the center back with a metal zipper that extends below the waist and one (1) metal hook-and-eye at the top of the zipper. Date: 1930s. Record ID: nmaahc_2012.49.1.|
|Artwork medium||silk satin, silk faille, cotton, synthetic fiber, synthetic and metallic lace, and metal fasteners|
|Credit||Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture|
|Satin gown worn Marian Anderson pale bronze Barbara Karinska Marion Anderson later altered Denyce Graves Design Opera Costume Clothing dress Singers|
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|YSH000376||4,436 x 8,012 pixels||4|
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