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Description

Cream silk crepe, Bodice A - pouch front; high pleated collar with hook and eye closure; gathered and blouson yoke; stiffened panels with ruched trim around yoke and down front concealing hook and eye closure; long narrow sleeves trimmed with ruching with ruched ruffled caps and cuffs; pleated cummerbund; shirred back with small ruched peplum; taffeta lining with boned darts and seams, hook and eye closure and grosgrain inner waistband. Skirt B - of cream silk crepe; no waistband or closure; gathered center back; ruched ruffle applied to hem; train; taffeta lining; hem lined with linen and bound with wool tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Stamped in gilt on inner waistband ""M.S. Mer/Marlboro""
Material
cotton (textile)
crepe (textile)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crepe
crepe (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.315AB
GUSN
12846

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