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Description

A=dress, B=hat Burgundy satin w/ burgundy velvet trim. Dress has squared neckline trimmed w/ lace & tulle ruffle; velvet bow at decolletage. Velvet "lapels" trimmed w/ lace; long fitted sleeves have piped slits exposing velvet; w/ velvet ruching at cuff. Lace & tulle at wrist; gilt & steel beaded buttons at center front; velvet bands at sides of skirt. Train w/ velvet bands; satin shirred at front, sides, & around hem; scalloped hem. Gold & lace pleated dust ruffle; buckram lining w/ 2 pairs of tape ties for bustle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1878-1881
Location of origin
Rome, Italy
Material
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1933.739AB
GUSN
35808
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