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3-Piece Dress

Description

a) Black lace over satin; V-neck; ruffles of lace form collar and lapels; concealed hook and eye closure; center front; waist pointed front and back; princess seams; long, narrow sleeves with lace ruffles at cuffs; beaded tassels at collar, lapels and cuffs; lined with silk (blended with cotton?); sleeves unlined; boned seams and darts. b) Black lace over satin; high band collar of satin wrapped with pleated satin band fastening at back with hook and eye concealed under bow; black lace ruffle around shoulders; concealed hook and eye closure center front; straight waist with pleated satin cummerbund with hook and eye at left concealed under satin bow; long satin sleeves gathered at shoulder; cuffs lined with lace (to be turned back); blade silk lining; boned darts and seams; cotton twill belt with hook and eye closure and 2 hooks to fasten bodice to waistband. c) Black lace over satin; satin waistband with hook and eye closure center back; gored; smooth front; gathered center back hem bound with wool tape; fully lined with black glazed linen; hem faced with wool and linen blend.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's Clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.222
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11530

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