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Evening gown

Description

Silk evening gown, cream-colored w/ diagonal lines of leaves and berries embroidered throughout. Sleeveless w/ high tucked waist and tucked bodice w/ white lace and black net decoration. Back hook and eye clasps. Bustle and train w/ silver net trim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1895
Inscriptions
Stamped on shoulder pad: ""ML/ ELITE/ DOUBLE COVER/ 4""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
evening dresses (garments)
GOWN, EVENING
Silk
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1998.5407
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24585

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