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Title
Peggy Hamilton modeling a Travis Banton hostess gown with beaded chiffon and gold lace, 1932
Contributor
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Adams, Peggy Hamilton, -- 1890-1984 (subject)
Banton, Travis, -- 1894-1958 (fashionDesigner)
Richee, Eugene, -- 1896-1972 (photographer)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Adams (Peggy H.) papers
Rights Information
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Description
Travis Banton was the chief designer at Paramount Pictures. He is considered one of the most important Hollywood costume designers of the 1930s.
Eugene Richee was a studio photographer who worked for Paramount Pictures from 1925 to 1935 and later worked for MGM and Warner Brothers.
Handwritten on edge of negative: PFL-15 [should read "FPL": Famous Players Lasky; later Paramount]
Peggy Hamilton modeling a hostess gown designed by Travis Banton. The 2-piece gown has a satin sheath with a gold lace overlay speckled with tiny pearls, with an over-gown of 3 tiered layers of turquoise chiffon with bell sleeves and bordered with gold and shaded blue beads.
A different photograph of Peggy Hamilton wearing this gown, with the overdress worn open, appears in her Los Angeles Times feature "Fashions," "Fashions," September 11, 1932, pg. F4
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic negative
Identifier
adamspapers:393
uclamss_1373_0436
ark:/21198/zz002bzv3d
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Satin
Evening dresses (garments)
Lace (needlework)
Chiffon
Beadwork
Place
California
Relation
Peggy Hamilton Adams Papers. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA

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