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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Shirred sheer cream cotton (discolored) bands alternate w/ vertical bands of (inserted) lace. A=Bodice - square decolletage trimmed w/ lace ruffle; 3/4 length sleeves w/ ruffle & beige silk grosgrain bow; basque style bodice w/ uneven pointed hemline trimmed w/ matching bows; bustle at back. B=Skirt - matching skirt has horizontal bands of lace at hem; trimmed w/ same beige bows; train is split in center; box pleat at back w/ wide ribbon draped along center back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1874-1880
Material
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.663AB
GUSN
37913

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