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2-Piece Dress

Item Information

Title:
2-Piece Dress
Description:
Light blue cotton/ linen; collarless; white crocheted lace lapels; insert panel, tucked at top with concealed hook and eye closure at left; tucks at shoulder; white topstitching; 3/4 length sleeves, gathered at shoulder; tucked at elbow, crocheted lace cuff trimmed with lace ruffle; hem bound with white silk; hem longer in front than back; band at waist ties in front; hooks in back for skirt; unlined; skirt has narrow self waistband; hook and eye closure center back placket, stitched down front panel; inverted pleat center back panel; pleated ruffle attached between front and back panels with chevron stitched headers at each pleat; unlined.
Date:
1900–1915
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
cotton (textile)
crocheting
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
dresses (garments)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
chevrons (motifs)
Cotton
Linen
Lace
Silk
Crocheted
Chevron
Women's Clothing
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Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Weston Historical Society
Accession #:
1993.254
Identifier:
11850