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Description

Taupe w/ blue flecks; wool crepe; full length dress; neck, "v" shaped decolletage & cuffs of short sleeves trimmed w/ gilt leather. Gored skirt; sleeves have pleats at shoulders & shoulder pads; darts & fullness gathered at waist front & back; self-belt w/ buckle; zipper at left side seam.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1940
Inscriptions
Woven label on dress: ""Radlo's/236 Clarendon St. Boston"" Embossed on both sides of zipper pull: ""TALON"".
Material
crepe (textile)
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Crepe
crepe (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
stitching
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1990.358AB
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
12823

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