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Description

Iridescent lavender taffeta long-sleeved dress w/ sheer sleeves and embroidered floral sprays. Front bottom is scalloped. Back hangs longer (for bustle?) taffeta and embroidery around wrists. Floral sprays on upper and lower left and middle right. Dropped waistline and bunched skirt.

Details

Maker
Possibly Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964 (Maker)
Date
1900-1920
Location of origin
Wiscasset, ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
embroidering
hand sewing
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
hand sewing
Machine Sewn
Spray
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1998.1496
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23308

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