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2006.44.1246 (RS11701)

Description

Pastel green chiffon dress with bell sleeves and a fabric flower at the left hip. The ankle length dress has a full, flared skirt with rounded edges. The sleeves are fitted to the elbow then flare out in a bell shape. The dress also has a detachable pastel green silk under dress with lace trim at the neck. On each shoulder of the outer dress are several rows of shirring. The fabric flower is also pastel green with beads used as the center section. The back of the dress has a V-shaped panel at the neck and a diagonal seam running from the right shoulder to the left hip. There is also a curved seam running across the back of the knees.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
chiffon
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Dress
dresses (garments)
Women's Clothing
Dimensions
17 12/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1246
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189731

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