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Description

Black net dress with black silk taffeta lining, high collar, long fitted net sleeves, flounced and pleated hem. Black bead and sequin trim on bodice and skirt. Gored princess-style skirt, hook-eye closure at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Material
beads (pierced objects)
net (textile)
sequins (spangles)
taffeta
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
beading (process)
beads (pierced objects)
Dress
dresses (garments)
dressmaking
net (textile)
netting (process)
sequins (spangles)
taffeta
Women's Clothing
People and organizations
Vandermark, Peter, Mr.
Accession Number
2009.3.5
Credit Line
Gift of Peter Vandermark
GUSN
171134

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