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3-Piece Dress with Underdress

Description

Royal blue lace; wide neckline; v-shaped in front; sleeveless; slightly shirred at shoulders; braided straps with snap closure inside shoulder seams; snap closure in right side seam; self belt tacked in place at waist; full length gored skirt; Matching bolero has open front; short sleeves gathered at shoulders; wide lace cummerbund has 4 rhinestone studded buttons concealing snap closure. Slip is of royal blue rayon; bias cut; wide v-neckline; narrow self shoulder and straps; body joins bodice at a point, front and back; full-length.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1933
Inscriptions
Black ink stamped on white paper sewn into side seam of slip.
Material
braiding
lace (needlework)
rayon
rhinestone
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Braided
braiding
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Lace
lace (needlework)
rayon
Rayon
rhinestone
Rhinestone
underdresses
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1993.235.3
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11737

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