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2-Piece Dress

Description

Light blue cotton/ linen; collarless; white crocheted lace lapels; insert panel, tucked at top with concealed hook and eye closure at left; tucks at shoulder; white topstitching; 3/4 length sleeves, gathered at shoulder; tucked at elbow, crocheted lace cuff trimmed with lace ruffle; hem bound with white silk; hem longer in front than back; band at waist ties in front; hooks in back for skirt; unlined; skirt has narrow self waistband; hook and eye closure center back placket, stitched down front panel; inverted pleat center back panel; pleated ruffle attached between front and back panels with chevron stitched headers at each pleat; unlined.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1915
Material
cotton (textile)
crocheting
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Chevron
chevrons (motifs)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crocheted
crocheting
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Lace
lace (needlework)
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1993.254
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11850

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