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Description

Black silk velvet; bodice attached to skirt; standing band collar; long fitted sleeves; several black velvet buttons (at center front closure) from neck to hip; bodice boned and lined with white silk twill; smocking at front below bodice; velvet draped at sides in polonnaise style, skirt has silk moire waistband, bustle pad, hook and eye closure; casing and tape ties for bustle; train; lined with brown buckram; hem of train and skirt has pleated buckram dust ruffle trimmed with lace. Pocket on right side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1881
Inscriptions
Stamped 1) waistband of skirt; 2) bodice waist 1) ""M. Tost-Brendler/Robes et Confections/Dresden/26 Weisenbausstr"" 2) ""Bodice Waistband: ""M. Tost-Brendler/Robes & Confections/Dresden, Ferdinandstrass e 8""
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Polonnaise
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.744
GUSN
53137

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