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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Yellow & cream satin stripes. A=Bodice - scooped neckline w/ drawstring; yellow satin bertha collar w/ lace; ruffle; short puffed sleeves w/ lace oversleeves. Boned & lined w/ cotton; applied pleated yellow satin waistband w/ large bow at center back & small rosette at center front; front hook & eye closure. B=Skirt - silk waistband w/ cartridge pleats at back; fully lined w/ taffeta w/ inner lining of buckram; tacked dust ruffle at hem. Pocket for padding (?) at back opening; inside elastic w/ cotton twill tape ties at back; two padded applied yellow satin bands at hem; hook & eye back waist closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1894-1896
Material
buckram
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
buckram
Buckram
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Satin
satin
stitching
Striped
stripes
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.182AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman
GUSN
41373

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