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2-Piece Dress

Description

White cotton lawn printed with floral sprays in pink, purple, yellow, and green; v-neck trimmed with white lace covered; 10 lace covered buttons down center front; attached lapels pleated at shoulder and waist; rounded hem; unlined; long sleeves gathered at shoulder; wrists trimmed with 2 bands and bow of green grosgrain ribbon; lace ruffle at cuffs; skirt has self-waistband with hool and eye closure; tape loos inside waist; plain front with gathered ruffle attached above hem in front only; 8 green ribbon bows across ruffle header; gathered for fullness at center back; with tape ties inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Material
cloth
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
lawn (textile)
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cloth
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Grosgrain
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Lawn
lawn (textile)
printing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1993.236
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11738

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