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Description

Black satin overlaid with black lace; band collar and bodice insert of 2 layers of black net with white lace between the layers; Lace folds back over net to form lapels; collar is boned; snap closure at collar and left side of bodice; beads embroidered on collar; silk lining and hook and eye closure; boning at waist; net over silk sleeves with lace over sleeves and cuffs; jet buttons on cuffs; long black satin sash with beaded tails; lace overlay draped in back of skirt to show train (weighted hem); grosgrain belt at waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1903-1910
Inscriptions
Woven label in orange letters on white satin, sewed into waist: ""Hickox (inscription)/ NEW HAVEN (printed)""
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
embroidering
lace (needlework)
machine-made
net (textile)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1993.206
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11506

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