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Description

Burgundy bengaline covered silk with jet bead trim; burgundy velvet standing band collar, cuffs and false vest; silk shoulders (3 pleats at each shoulder) and leg of mutton sleeves; circular pattern of jet beads around collar, front, cuffs and hem; strands of beads extended from center front and from velvet extensions of "vest" and center back; boned; lined with brown cotton twill; hook & eye closure. Skirt B - matching skirt; smooth front, pleated back; hook & eye overlapping closure; train; self-ruffle at hem; dust ruffle of burgundy/black changeable taffeta; hem lined with wool; skirt lined with brown glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1891
Material
beads (pierced objects)
cord (fiber product)
cotton (textile)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Beads
beads (pierced objects)
Bengaline
Circle
cord (fiber product)
Corded
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1936.1147AB
GUSN
38917

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