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Description

Large black wool underdress w/ a silk organza bodice lined w/ taffeta; V-neckline w/ square piece of pleated black netting across V (modesty cloth). Short silk sleeves covered w/ organza edged w/ looped plaited ribbon; full sleeve of organza w/ flared cuff edged w/ looped plaited ribbon. Sheer organza overtunic w/ floral designs of looped plaited ribbon, front & back panel as well as side panels; side panels pleated at waist; hook & eye & snaps front closure on underdress as well as tunic.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1918-1922
Material
machine-made
organza
ribbon (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Organza
organza
Ribbon
ribbon (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1992.148
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel
GUSN
12918

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