Lilac Polka Dot Dress
Gouache & Ink Fashion Illustration

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Gibson Bayh

This 1950s ink and gouache fashion illustration of a woman in a lilac polka dot dress with a bowtied waist is by Frederick Gibson Bayh (1917-2007). Bayh frequently used silks and brocades selected from Gump's famous collection of Asian art treasures. Bayh designed with a dramatic sense of Hollywood glamour for clients such as Dinah Shore, Lily Pons, and Anne Baxter . Some of his original garments can be found in fashion museums around the world. Bayh often attached a fabric swatch to his designs.

1950s
Gouache & Ink on Paper
17"x21" framed, 11"x15" unframed

Signed lower right. Excellent vintage condition. Framed in a contemporary wood frame with a gold finish using archival matting behind conservation clear glass.

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