Willie Otey Kay, shown in a 1981 photograph, kept her dress form in her living room at her house on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. Willie Otey Kay gowns were often passed down to daughters and granddaughters.
Willie Otey Kay, shown in a 1981 photograph, kept her dress form in her living room at her house on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. Willie Otey Kay gowns were often passed down to daughters and granddaughters. John Rottet News & Observer File Photo
Willie Otey Kay, shown in a 1981 photograph, kept her dress form in her living room at her house on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. Willie Otey Kay gowns were often passed down to daughters and granddaughters. John Rottet News & Observer File Photo