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Description

Ivory silk twill overlaid with black chiffon, then black lace; yoke amd high band collar of white cotton lace over black chiffon; embroidered black grosgrain bands form "V" front and back; 6 flat bows from yoke to knees; grosgrain pleated waistband; hook and eye close center back; black lace overlay extends into elbow length dolman sleeves edged with grosgrain 3/4 length undersleeve of chiffon and lace chiffon cuff; all this over white silk short sleeve; front of bodice lined with whtie cotton; boned darts and seams; white grosgrain inner belt with hook and eye closure. Hem of white underskirt has deep border of black satin; upper half of overskirt is chiffon and lace; lower half is black satin grosgrain forming at point at knees in front a panel down the center back of skirt, then extending into train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1910
Inscriptions
Gold letters stamped on white grosgrain on inner belt: ""Emright/ BALTIMORE""
Material
chiffon
cloth
cotton (textile)
embroidering
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Maryland (United States)
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
cloth
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Grosgrain
Hand Stitched
machine-made
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
Twill
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1993.207
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11507

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