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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. A=Bodice - mauve satin; chemisette of ivory chiffon over silk; high band collar edged w/ black velvet. Shirred below collar; hook & eye closure; self lapels; pleated waistband w/ pointed front. Elbow-length sleeves gathered at shoulder; tucked above cuff; ivory chiffon undersleeves. Ivory silk lining w/ boned darts & side seams; hook & eye closure & moire grosgrain ribbon belt. B=Skirt - is mauve satin overskirt w/ slight train; hook & eye closure at waist w/ pleats at center back. Hem lined w/ pink taffeta; ivory chiffon underskirt, shirred at knees w/ attached ruffle; ivory silk lining w/ padded hem edged w/ pleated ruffle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Material
chiffon
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.330AB
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
12818

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