Florida First Lady Rhea Chiles' Inaugural Dress



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Florida First Lady Rhea Chiles' Inaugural Dress

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Florida First Lady Rhea Chiles' Inaugural Dress
Freis, Diane

Content Description: 

Dress, Woman's. Rhea Chiles' Inaugural Dress. Fuchsia and black print with v-neckline, elasticized waist and all around pleated skirt. Woven fabric has a pattern of leaves in various shades of fuchsia outlined in black on waist front and back and top 2/3 of skirt. Neckline has a flat pleated collar attached with bias fabric. Bias fabric used to make two 18" long ties with 2" fuchsia tassels. Ties are attached at shoulder. 3" elasticized waist and shoulder insert are a fuchsia pattern with black lines. Sleeves are elbow length gathered in pleats at top and elasticized at hem. Sleeves have trellis-like pattern. Three distinct fabric patterns in fuchsia and black: Top 2/3 is a leaf pattern; lower part is the trellis pattern and insert between is a pattern of lines.

Physical Description: 

H: 50" W: 17" (shoulder)
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399