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Description

Black chiffon ground w/ alternating panels of multicolor printed floral & black cut velvet floral; V-neck w/ inset of white lace overlaid w/ sheer black silk. Panel of dark green velvet from right shoulder to waist (missing at left); pleated black chiffon waistband; short sleeves w/ cuff of lace & silk trimmed w/ small velvet buttons. Green velvet underskirt in front; green velvet panel in back w/ hook & eye closure; black silk lining; wide black grosgrain inner waistband w/ hook & eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1912
Inscriptions
Printed label w/ owner information in ink(?) sewn to inner waistband: ""Chander & Co/ 151 Tremont Street/ Boston, Mass/ No. 8969 Date 1-12-12/ Name E.W. Norton""
Material
chiffon
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.1413
GUSN
12884

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