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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Cream lace/net w/ pink taffeta & peach satin. A=Bodice - standing band collar of tucked net w/ flowers; backed w/ tulle & tulle ruffle; V yoke of tucked net (horizontal tucks). 2 large lace bertha ruffles at yoke; bell shaped lace oversleeves w/ tulle covered satin undersleeve (elbow length). Pleated pink taffeta waistband/cummerbund w/ rosettes & rhinestone pin at center of rosette; pink trim at sleeves & on lace oversleeves; pink ribbon sash; lined w/ peach satin; boned; drawstring; hook & eye closure. B=Skirt - matching w/ several lace/net flounces; lined w/ peach satin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1907-1908
Inscriptions
Woven into waistband of bodice: ""E.T. Slattery Co./ Boston"".
Material
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1987.591AB
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
51824

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