Dress - Black Velvet Dress, c. 1930
A long, black velvet dress with short, lace sleeves and a drop neckline. The dress has large, diamond-shape segments of black lace in the front and back of the dress. The large segments of black lace are joined to the black velvet with a wavy edge design. The dress gathers at the waist and has a cross fold of fabric across the chest. The dress also has a short train at the back of black velvet and lace. The dress was owned by Bertha Miller Barrett, wife of Thomas Barrett Jr.
Donated in memory of Bertha Lee Battey Toole by Caroline Battey Brady.