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Object Name Dress
Year Range from 1911
Year Range to 1915
Description H/50 1/2”; W/15 1/2”. Off-white machine-made silk lace. V-neckline, no collar. Short, fitted sleeves. Length of lace over shoulder from front to back waistband, creating cap over sleeves. Sheaf-like skirt with 3 tiers of same lace. Purple silk crepe wraps around waist and down back with 2 narrow ends terminating over chest. Back closure with 6 silvery hooks & eyes plus 3 more to secure flower-shaped bow at waist. Lined with white linen. Machine & hand sewn.
Accession Number 2007.55