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History & Notes: Barbara Bedwell Hawley bought this lovely cocktail dress from Boise's Bannock Street boutique, Carroll's. Carroll's was known for decades as the home of haute couture in Boise. Featuring designer fashions and in-house designs, Carroll's dressed first ladies and prom queens alike for decades.
Description: Knee length light blue dress with a heavily beaded bodice and tightly pleated skirt. Sleeveless bodice features beads of faux pearl, glass, and faceted plastic in loops hanging from a satin lined blue chiffon. Bugle beads and translucent white sequins also decorate the dress. Satin lined skirt is of accordion pleated blue chiffon with a narrow hem creating a slight flare. Sash belt of blue chiffon ties at waist.
Object Number: 1987.009.0005
Object: dress, cocktail
Category: Women's Garments
Circa: 1960
Materials: chiffon, taffeta, glass, metal, plastic

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Back view of a blue beaded dress from the 1960s
Front view of a blue beaded dress from the 1960s
Side view of a blue beaded dress from the 1960s
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