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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt; C=Petticoat. Bodice (A) of beige sheer cotton & silk; high band collar of beige lace over white silk w/ hook & eye closure in back; tucked yoke trimmed w/ lace flounce. Snap closure center front w/ lace inserts either side; pouched effect; gathered to pleated self waistband w/ rosette at center. Long sleeves full above elbow w/ lace inserts, ruffles & cuffs lined w/ chiffon; tucks down center back; fully lined w/ white silk w/ hook & eye closure; white satin twil inner waistband w/ hook & eye closure. Skirt (B) of same material as bodice; narrow silk waistband w/ hook & eyes; gathered in back; 2 lace inserts at front; tucked & lace trimmed hem extending to slight train. Petticoat (C) of ivory taffeta; narrow waistband gathered in back; hook & eye closure; pleated flounce trimmed w/ ruffle; metal loops threaded w/ silk ribbon inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Inscriptions
Stamped at inner waistband: ""Farner(?)/ Camridge (sp?)""
Material
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1992.55A-C
GUSN
12902

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