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Description

Blue & green wool check; A=Bodice - standing band collar w/ black velvet & black ruffle; hook & eye at back. Blouson front w/ placket covering "vest" w/ hook & eye closure; jabot of black lace. Epaulets & front trimmed w/ black braid; long sleeves; boned at front waist & back; lined w/ black glazed cotton. B=Skirt - matching skirt; very full; gored w/ narrow waistband; smooth front. 4 bunches of pleats stitched in place at back; back panel cut off-grain; hook & eye closure center back. Fully lined w/ blue taffeta; buckram interlining for stiffening hem; hem bound w/ blue velvet; hooks at waist for hooking onto bodice at sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900
Inscriptions
""Gilbert"" handwritten in red on lining, left side of bodice.
Location of origin
Vienna, Austria
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cambric
Checked
checker pattern
Cotton
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Day Wear
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1933.2041AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
41370
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