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A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Discolored light pink wool twill. A=Bodice - standing band collar lined w/ pink wool w/ square neckline trimmed w/ lace. Collar & lapel of cream satin w/ pink tufting; long sleeves w/ pointed turned back cuff of cream satin w/ pink tufting; edged w/ lace. Boned & lined w/ cream cotton twill; pointed front waist; short double pointed peplum at back waist; front 13 pink wool covered buttons & buttonhole closure. B=Skirt - cotton twill waistband; center panel of cream satin w/ pink tuftings; left panel of small pleats of pink wool. Pleated back bustle; pink wool pleated & draped at hips; short puff at left hip & longer puff at right hip. Pleated dust ruffle; skirt lined w/ glazed cotton twill w/ cartridge pleats at waist & 3 casings at back lining. Deep linen buckram at front hem & shorter squared buckram at back hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
buckram
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
buckram
Buckram
Challis
DRESS
dresses (garments)
evening dress (concept)
Evening Wear
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1947.529AB
GUSN
54702

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