Dress, 1918 - 1923

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Dress, 1918 - 1923

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | January 16, 2019

This sequined black net and blue satin dress was made by dressmaker Hattie H. McGahn in Minneapolis between 1918 - 1923.