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Ladies' Gown

Accession

1-900-15-09588

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

1900

Style Period

Description

Ladies' two piece dress, bodice and skirt. Skirt is straight shape, floor length, with one slit in the left front. Some staining on front of skirt hem. Dress bodice has high neck, has sheer lace panel on top of chest with small pink rosettes woven through. Has large pink silk flower on right side of panel. Rest of bodice is ribbed pink silk with matching rosettes. Sleeves have many gathers from shoulder, full length, very belled from the elbow for very wide hem just above the wrist. Sleeve hems are slightly longer in the back than the front.

Condition

fair