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A=Bodice; B=Skirt. A=Bodice - beige sheer cotton printed w/ multicolor small scale flowers & sprig; surplice front trimmed w/ 2 tassels of white pom-poms. Chemisette of white cotton edged w/ lace ruffle; 3/4 length sleeves tucked at elbow; white cotton undersleeves edged w/ lace ruffle. Hook & eye closure at center back; white silk waistband; fully lined w/ white mesh; white silk twill inner waistband. B=Skirt - matching skirt; narrow w/ draped overskirt gathered on left side; hook & eye closure on left side. Fully lined w/ white mesh; broad cotton inner waistband w/ boned segments; 2 silk loops & 2 hooks for bodice.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1910
Material
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine-made
net (textile)
printing (process)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
printing (process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.391AB
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
12833

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