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Description

Cream silk net; chain of leaves embroidered around neckline and center back palcket; large floral spray embroidered center front of bodice and on upper skirt; open panels of lace over body to waist; short sleeves edged with 2 scalloped ruffles; button and loop closure center back; hook and eye at waist and half-way down skirt; waistband faced with white taffeta; ruffled header across knees; lace overlay at hem; net overskirt edged with lace.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1913
Material
embroidering
lace (needlework)
machine-made
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Geometric Meander
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
meanders (patterns)
Net
net (textile)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1993.204
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11505

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