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Mystic Club ball Queen's gown worn by Mrs. Leila Moore Williams

ID Number: 2004.0205
Title: Mystic Club ball Queen's gown worn by Mrs. Leila Moore Williams
Title Type: descriptive
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: gowns
Collection Type: Textiles
Carnival Materials
Artist/Maker: Unknown (dressmaker) -- More information
Date: 1935-1936
Materials: satin
paste (glass)
net (textile)
pearl (animal material)
Dimensions: 16 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches
Object Description Queen's gown having belonged to Mrs. Leila Moore Williams as Queen of the Mystic Club in 1936. The dress was made of heavy white satin with full bouffant skirt on which were appliqued a floral design in pearls, rhinestones, and green glass stones. The skirt is bordered by gold cloth with rhinestones. The puffed sleeves with slashes of net were held in at the elbow with bands of rhinestones and pearls. The petal-shaped collar was also studded with pearls and rhinestones.
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Blaine Derbigny
Collection Theme(s): Carnival Balls
Carnival-Mardi Gras
Carnival Organizations
Local Life and Customs
Subjects: Williams, Leila Hardie Moore, 1901-1966 -- More information
Other Number: Tracking Number T040810.0263

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