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Tea Dress

Description

Handsewn wool challis tea dress with black velvet ribbon trim down the front, around the neck and cuffs and in two horizontal bands on the front of the skirt above the pleating; wool challis is beige with a red, orange, green and gray floral pattern; long sleeves with pleated cuffs; button-down front; A-line skirt with pleated back hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1890
Material
hand sewing
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic
Challis
Dress
dresses (garments)
hand sewing
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
2002.51
Credit Line
Gift of Nancy R. Coyle
GUSN
265843

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