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A=Bodice; B=Skirt; C=Petticoat. Dark green & light green printed vermicelli pattern w/ white crescents on satin. A=Bodice - standing band collar; yoke & center front insert of lace w/ applique of crescent w/ pink moon/sun/star? echoing motif of fabric. Floral appliques at shoulders & cuffs of elbow length sleeves; appliques trimmed w/ lace & done in green satin stitch w/ silk & metallic threads. Blouson front w/ pleats; self waistband; pleated all around & overlapping at front; overlap is covered w/ moon appliques. Boned waist & back; sleeves have scalloped edge trimmed w/ lace; lined w/ cotton. B=Skirt - matching; smooth front; narrow tucks from sides to back; skirt somewhat narrow; deep pleated & scalloped ruffle trimmed w/ metallic braid. Floral appliques at hem which match bodice; 3 narrow tucks around hem. C=Petticoat - blue/green sateen w/ 3 green taffeta ruffles for dust ruffle; bound w/ brown velvet; hook & eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1906
Material
appliqué (technique)
cloth
cotton (textile)
machine-made
printing (process)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
cloth
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
printing (process)
Sateen
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Vermicelli
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1980.187A-C
GUSN
49802

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