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Description

One piece; grey cashmere; slight V-neckline (front and back) with chiffon collar; elbow length sleeves with chiffon oversleeve; pleated at front; gathered at hips in polonnaise style; back has pleats from shoulder to waist (stitched in place), with box pleats below; grey braid trims center front; front hem at ruffle and center back; boned bodice is lined with tan cotton; lower section/ skirt lining of tan cotton, hook and eye at waist; pocket at right and 3 elastic bands at back for bustle; hook and eye closure at center front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Stamped at hook and eye: ""NICHOLLS""
Material
cashmere (wool)
cotton (textile)
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cashmere
cashmere (wool)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
stitching
Trousseau
trousseaux
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1935.907
GUSN
38017

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