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Bridesmaid's Gown

Description

Lavender; bodice of double layered tulle with swirling horizontal appliqued band of lace; sweetheart neckline; shirring at yoke; zipper close in left side seam; long sleeves with snap close at wrist; belt of lace over pink taffeta; snap close held in place with loops; full-length skirt has hip yoke of lace-appliqued twill; body of lavender gauze gathered to yoke; hem faced with horsehair; Underslip of pink ribbed taffeta; bias cut; V-neckline; darts at sides of bodice; narrow lavender shoulder straps held in place with lingerie straps in dress; dropped waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1935
Material
appliqué (technique)
gauze
lace (needlework)
machine-made
rayon
reeding
stitching
taffeta
tulle (meshed textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
gauze
Gauze
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
rayon
Rayon
reeding
Ribbed
stitching
Taffeta
taffeta
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1993.274
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11921

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