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Description

Apricot/gold satin w/ net & lace overdress; squared neck at front; slight V at back. Drawstring neckline trimmed w/ tulle; cap satin undersleeve w/ longer lace oversleeves w/ scalloped edge & point. Lace lappets at each shoulder; pleated satin waistband w/ bow & sash at back; pink velvet flowers attached at front. Net & lace overdress covers bodice & extends to knees at front and comes to a point at center back; satin underdress extending to floor. Bodice is boned; fully lined w/ cream satin; overlapping snap closure at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1915
Inscriptions
Woven at waistband: ""Mary O'Brien/ 739 Boylston St./ Boston"".
Material
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Floral Trail
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1987.152
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Flavin
GUSN
51389

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