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Catalog Number 1999.47.01
Object Name Dress
Dimensions W-28 L-58 inches
Date 1905-1907
Notes Lavender flowered ecru silk taffeta dinner dress. Bodice has square lace yoke heavily beaded with seed pearls. Inverted tuck taffeta waist has front and back lace panels, and short lace sleeves with seed pearls. Purple velvet ribbon bow at front neckline, and purple velvet waist band. Straight taffeta skirt has 36" long front and back overlay of center lace panel, and tucked lavendar side panels that are attached to each other down the side by frog like loops around metallic lace covered buttons. Center back of skirt has tapering panel of lace between two gussets, enlarging skirt around hips. Bodice lined in chiffon and taffeta; skirt lined satin. Back fastening by hooks and eyes.
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