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Description

Black taffeta; small pointed collar; 3/4 length sleeves w/ turned back cuff; diamond gusset at armscye; front pleats at waist. 2 side waist belt loops (belt missing); front closure from neck to below waist; covered buttons & loops from collar tip to below waist. 3 hook & eyes at waist; buckram lining around neckline & down both center fronts as well as at skirt; buckram edged w/ blue grosgrain ribbon at hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1945-1955
Inscriptions
Machine embroidered label at neckline in white w/ black letters: ""Suzy/ Perette"".
Material
buckram
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
buckram
Buckram
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
silk (textile)
Silk Taffeta
stitching
taffeta
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1992.143
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel
GUSN
12912

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