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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Cream silk crepe w/ polka dots. A=Bodice - shirred collar w/ 2 drawstrings; blouson & pointed front & back yoke w/ lace ruffle extending over shoulders. Stitched pleats at center front & pointed back; bishop's sleeves w/ drawstring at cuff; trimmed w/ cream satin ribbon. Boned; lined w/ cotton; sleeves lined w/ cotton; hook & eye closure center front; one button on outside at center back waist. B=Skirt - matching skirt; cream grosgrain ribbon (tacked & corded) waistband w/ self bow & long trailing ribbon at back. Gathered at center back; hem has band of self ruching w/ satin ribbon trim at hem; unlined; 2 buttonholes at back waist to be attached to bodice; slight train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1891
Material
cotton (textile)
crepe (textile)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crepe
crepe (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
summer (season)
Walking Wear
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1958.22AB
GUSN
45966
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