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Fancy Dress/ Wedding Dress

Description

Dress with multi-color floral pattern on cream damask ground, squared neckline trimmed with lace collar, elbow-length sleeves with lace ruffles, bodice boned with hooks and eyes at front; lined with cotton; Overdress puffed and pleated at back with two orange velvet bows; Matching skirt has ruffled hem, pleated at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1895
Location of origin
France
Material
lampas (textile material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
fancy dress
lampas (textile material)
silk (textile)
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.374A-D
GUSN
37750

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