Dress and Belt, 1930s
Wool and silk, Dress: 55 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches ^Belt: 33 x 3 1/2 inches
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Gift of Juan and Anna Marie Hamilton
a: Black Dress with white trim on sleeves, neckline, collar, same fabric tie and silk at front neckline. b: Pleated belt same fabric shaped to sit over hips with 6 knotted buttons with loop button holes; custom-made, no label. a: wool gauze gives it transparency; collar and sleeves hand-made as part of the dress. Snaps down middle white ties attached with hooks and eyes, meant to hang down. Seam bindings in shoulder, 1930s.
a-b: Two woven buttons per cuff, belt has identical fasteners as sleeve cuffs.