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A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Pale pink silk damask w/ large scale rose sprays. A=Bodice - low, square drawstring neckline w/ pink piping; cap sleeves w/ pink satin & pink chiffon ruffle; pink chiffon ruffle at neck w/ shirred panel at center front. Hook & eye closure at center front; boned; lined w/ cream silk twill; pink chiffon rosette at back; bodice is pointed at waist. B=Skirt - front panel of pink damask; sides & back of pink satin; pink damask waistband. Cartridge pleats at center back; free hanging panel of pink chiffon at center back; pink chiffon ruffle at hem; hook & eye closure. Skirt is very full; fully lined w/ white cambric; pleated satin dust ruffle; fullness held in place by elastic bands attached to lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1892-1893
Inscriptions
Printed on waistband: ""A.C. & C.A. Partridge/BOSTON"".
Material
chiffon
damask
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
damask
Damask
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
stitching
twill
Twill
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1972.156AB
GUSN
12860

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