Sequined black satin and lace evening gown

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Sequined black satin and lace evening gown

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | March 2, 2018

This black satin and lace gown with sequin and bead trim was made by Minneapolis dressmaker Mary Molloy between 1904 - 08.

See more dresses by her and others on our Minnesota Dressmakers page.