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Description

Ivory satin with silver and pearl/clear sequins, tulle and mousseline de soie trim; Bodice "B" open neckline trimmed with tulle; sleeveless; winged bird/feather motif of sequins, tulle & chenille at center front with more sequins around shoulder, below bust, and around waist; bodice has "V" shape at front, created by tucked satin; drawstring at neckline; boned, lined with cream taffeta; hook and eye closure center back; corsage of fake flowers at left shoulder, tulle sash at right back. Skirt A - matching skirt; hem has scalloped arrangement of wing motif (same as bodice) with mousseline de soie ruffle with ruched hem; train; lined with cream taffeta; taffeta ruching for chest ruffle; ribbon tie at back (interior); hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1902
Inscriptions
1) stamped in gold on bodice B waist band: ""Howard & Co./NEW YORK"" 2) stamped - hooks of skirt A: ""NICHOLLS""
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
beads (pierced objects)
feather (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Beads
beads (pierced objects)
Bird
DRESS
dresses (garments)
evening dresses (garments)
Feather
feather (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
machine-made
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Taffeta
taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1930.1520AB
GUSN
33710

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