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Description

Maroon silk twill ?; surplice front with hook and eye closure at waist and front placket of skirt; narrow shawl collar trimmed with band of black net with pink and green floral embroidery; "modesty piece" trimmed like collar; gathered at waist center front and back; 2 bands of maroon velvet around waist; watch pocket under lower velvet band; pleat at shoulder; long sleeves with bands of embroidered net at elbow and wrist; ruffle of embroidered white net; 3 large velvet covered buttons on skirt placket below knees; brown cotton twill lining inside yoke hem bound with maroon wool tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1909-1913
Material
embroidering
machine-made
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
Possibly silk (textile)
Silk
stitching
Twill
twill
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's Clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.269
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11915

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