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Evening dress, about 1926
This dress is made from black 'artificial' silk.
This was an easily washable artificial fabric
made from rayon. This and other new fabrics became
widely available in the 1920s. The dress is trimmed
with beads and a flower made from silk velvet
This style of dress is popularly known as the
'flapper style'. It was often worn for dancing
the Charleston and Black Bottom.