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2-Piece Dress

Description

Pale green iridescent taffeta; woven stripe-- darker grenn alternating with floral cine stripe in pink, yellow, and purple; deep V-neck edge with 2 rows of ruffles; inset of recked cream satin, edged with lace, with narrow braid across middle and snap fastening; faced with white linen; bodice has concealed hook and eye closure, straight waist slightly pointed in front; piped armseye; long bell sleeves with triple ruffles at wrist; fully lined with glazed white linen; skirt gathered all around tape inner waistband; hook and eye closure in back; skirt has been altered-- small watch pocket and larger linen pocket in seams now in back of skirt; hem bound in green ribbon and faced with glazed tan linen, full lining of glazed tan linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1848-1852
Material
chiné technique
glazing (coating)
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
tin (metal)
weaving
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Chine'
chiné technique
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Taffeta
taffeta
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
weaving
Women's Clothing
Woven
Accession Number
1993.281
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11937

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