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Description

A=Dress; B=Belt; C=Collar. Blue silk satin striped gauze dress with alternating pattern of vertical stripes. One stripe has a multicolor stylized floral pattern with paisley and ogee medallion motif. Other stripe has a multicolor band with arch motif with floral garland pattern bordered by diamonds and circles in red, green, and white. Dress [A]-Bodice has a bateau neckline with a hook and eye closure down center front. Bell-shaped undersleeves of appliqued net with ruffled cuffs. Bodice is lined with white cotton. Skirt gathers atl waist. Belt [B]-Self belt has a gold painted metal buckle. Collar [C]-Fichu collar of white net with white flowers appliqued around the edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Material
gauze
machine-made
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing; Main Garments
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
gauze
Gauze
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
printing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1975.205A-C
GUSN
49269

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