Overall: 54 x 38 in. ( 137.2 x 96.5 cm )
Long brown rayon A-line dress with a deep V-shaped neckline; high back; short flared sleeves with a slit to the arm pit on the underside; pleated at shoulder; zipper up the back.
Gift of Mrs. E. C. Carter
This dress was worn by Ruth Draper in her monologues as the foundation for her costumes. She would add additional garments for specific characters.
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