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Description

Brown silk taffeta with woven satin medallion and stripe pattern; white net collar and insert at bodice, trimmed with lace ruffle; snap closure to waist; long sleeves with net lace cuffs; 5 pairs of ornamental covered buttons on bodice; hook and eye fastening at waist concealed under cummerbund; 2-tiered skirt; bodice lined with white silk with hook and eye closure; heavy cotton inner waistband; upper half of longer skirt tier is green glazed linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1915
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
machine-made
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
tin (metal)
weaving
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Medallion
Net
net (textile)
Satin weave
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Taffeta
taffeta
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
weaving
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1993.273
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11920

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