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Description

Pale green net embroidered with green sequins in floral foliate and geometric shapes over ivory satin; square yoke of multiple layers of green tulle over ivory net; cap sleeves of ruched green tulle over ivory chiffon over a green satin bow; hook and eye closure and 3 sets of ties in back; drawstring neck; boned seams and darts; cotton dress shields; ivory grosgrain bow; 3 green tulle ruffles applied to net above hem; satin body has corded hem with taffeta ruffle lining; train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1919
Inscriptions
Woven into inner waistband in script ""Ruby/Boston""
Material
machine-made
net (textile)
satin
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
stitching
tulle (meshed textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
satin
Satin
scrolling foliage
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.480
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
12854

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