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Description

Black lace over peach iridescent silk? (rayon?); scooped neck; sleeveless; cotton dress shields at each arm; dropped waist; very wide dark red pleated satin sash with bow at left; 2-tiered skirt with scalloped hem; lace and body joined only at shoulder; peach body loose, waistless; knee-length.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1926-1928
Inscriptions
Black ink printed on cotton, on right dress shield, sewn and pinned to dress: ""Kleinert's/ CAP SLEEVE/ GUARANTEED/ MADE IN U.S. AMERICA/ 100 % COTTON/ A96 1-1 SIZE 4""
Material
lace (needlework)
machine-made
rayon
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Possibly rayon
Rayon
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's Clothing
People and organizations
Dorothy Upham Boy
Accession Number
1993.268
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11914

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