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Gypsy costume

2010.41.1.1A-E (RS110926)

Description

Gypsy costume consisting of a white bodice with lace sleeves and a drawstring waist [a]. Maroon tafetta skirt with ruffled hem and brass moon and star sequins [b]. Maroon velvet vest with lace collar and brass disc sequin trim. Vest also has metallic thread embroidery along the edges [c]. Maroon velvet beret with brass disc sequin trim [d]. Yellow silk sash trimmed with lace [e].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Location of origin
MA, United States
Material
cotton (textile)
sequins (spangles)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Revere (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Costume, Dance
costumes (character dress)
cotton (textile)
sequins (spangles)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Accession Number
2010.41.1.1A-E
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
GUSN
284043

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