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A=Bodice; B=Skirt. A=Bodice - white silk chiffon woven w/ monochromatic plaid over apricot satin; broad neck; wide lace collar cascading over shoulder & attached to waist in back. Short lace sleeves; yoke & sleeves lined w/ silk net; hook & eye closure at back. Satin cummerbund w/ hook & eye closure concealed under flat bow; boned center & side seams; inner waistband of apricot grosgrain ribbon. B=Skirt - chiffon over satin; chiffon is tucked at center front to reveal satin; overlay of lace around hips forming slight train. Hook & eye closure in back; broad grosgrain ribbon inner waistband w/ 2 silk loops & 2 hooks to attach bodice.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1913
Material
chiffon
lace (needlework)
machine-made
net (textile)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
weaving
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
Plaid
plaids
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
weaving
Women's clothing
Woven
Accession Number
1990.389AB
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
12831

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