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Tea Gown

Description

Royal blue velvet; V-neckline; 3/4 length sleeves; gathered at front shoulder seam; front wrap waist w/ snap closure at right inside side seam; covered button & buttonhole closure at left front. At pocket & right hip are alternating rows of rhinestones & blue sequins fanning out from pocket top; floor length skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1945
Inscriptions
Woven label (cream ribbon w/ green silk lettering) inside back neckline: ""Makanna, Inc./ The Trousseau House/ BOSTON/ HYANNIS WELLESLEY""
Material
machine-made
polyester
rhinestone
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
afternoon dress
GOWN
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Polyester
polyester
rhinestone
Rhinestone
stitching
tea gowns
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Walking Wear
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1991.26
GUSN
1241

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