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Ivory silk women's dress with drop waist. The dress is calf length with 3/4 length sleeves. The end of eachsleeve has three decorative woven bands. The center panel has three woven vertical bands running from the neckline to the waist. The dress has a straight sheath undersection with an attached long jacket. On either side of the center panel at the waist are five attached ivory buttons. Each shoulder has decorative gathering-six horizontal lines. The center bodice panel has an attached ivory slip. There are button snaps on the left shoulder and left collarbone. The back of the dress has a wide silk band across the lower back with ten decorative ivory buttons. The lower half of the jacket is split with a 13.5 cm space between the two.
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),
16 15/16 (W) (inches)
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation