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Description

A=Dress; B=Collar; C=Jacket/Tunic. Sheer white cotton. A=Dress - neckline w/ V-shaped yoke embroidered w/ dots & flowers; blouson front w/ 2 appliqued embroidered roses. 3/4 length sleeves w/ tucks alternating w/ bands of inserted lace; pleats around waist. Hem has scalloped bands of lace, pleats & panel embroidered w/ same flowers as bodice; covered button & loop closure. B=Collar - discolored; wire boning; embroidered w/ same flowers & dots as yoke; 2 bands of lace; covered button & loop closure. C=Jacket - sheer white cotton ; embroidered w/ same whitework roses & flowers as dress; squared neck; open center front; cap sleeves; box pleats at sides; knee length; lace inserts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1905-1910
Material
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
lace (needlework)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Lace
lace (needlework)
summer (season)
Walking Wear
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.408A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
12839

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