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Women's dress ensemble

Description

a) Brown silk satin lined and padded with wool; high neck; front hook and eye closure; darts; welted seams at back; natural waist; pleated skirt with 8 brown silk satin rosettes; hook and eye closure at right (waistband); gathered at center back; leg-o-mutton sleeves with piping and pleats at shoulder with 2 rows of tucks and ending at fitted wrist with 4 brown satin rosettes and 3 diagonal bands of welting; hook and eye closure at wrists. b) Front lapels extend halfway down skirt; 2 bands of satin welting; lined with white silk. c) Capelet with 2 bands of satin welting also lined in white silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1833-1837
Material
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Trousseau
trousseaux
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1926.737A-C
GUSN
31089
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