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3-Piece Dress

Item Information

Title:
3-Piece Dress
Description:
a) Black lace over satin; V-neck; ruffles of lace form collar and lapels; concealed hook and eye closure; center front; waist pointed front and back; princess seams; long, narrow sleeves with lace ruffles at cuffs; beaded tassels at collar, lapels and cuffs; lined with silk (blended with cotton?); sleeves unlined; boned seams and darts. b) Black lace over satin; high band collar of satin wrapped with pleated satin band fastening at back with hook and eye concealed under bow; black lace ruffle around shoulders; concealed hook and eye closure center front; straight waist with pleated satin cummerbund with hook and eye at left concealed under satin bow; long satin sleeves gathered at shoulder; cuffs lined with lace (to be turned back); blade silk lining; boned darts and seams; cotton twill belt with hook and eye closure and 2 hooks to fasten bodice to waistband. c) Black lace over satin; satin waistband with hook and eye closure center back; gored; smooth front; gathered center back hem bound with wool tape; fully lined with black glazed linen; hem faced with wool and linen blend.
Date:
1890
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cotton (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
dresses (garments)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
floral patterns
Silk
Lace
Satin
Linen
Cotton
Wool
Beaded
Hand Stitched
Floral
Women's Clothing
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Notes:
Gift of Weston Historical Society
Accession #:
1993.222A-C
Identifier:
11530