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Description

Blue/green irridescent silk; surplus bodice with snap closure at neck and hook and eyes at waist concealed under large bow; 3 covered buttons at waist at left; short sleeves with ruffled hem; 3 flounces attached to skirt; hem stitched trim on ruffles and bow; bodice lining of sheer linen? with hook and eye closure; dress shields.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1914-1918
Inscriptions
Stamped in ink on dress shields: ""MADE IN U.S. AMERICA/THE BEST(on ribbon)/WARRANTED/KLEINERT/ TRADE MARK (3 lines on cross shape)/REG. U.S. PAT.OFF./Feather weight (on top of feather)/ REG. U.S. PAT.OFF./OPERA SHAPE/the accompanying Guarantee/good until May, 1922/3""
Material
linen (material)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.318
GUSN
12849

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