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Dress of ashes of roses heavy silk crèpe

American (Boston)
1940
Made by Mary Ruby (1864–1949)


Object Place: Boston, [New England, Massachusetts], USA

Dimensions

130 x 68 cm (51 3/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1815

Medium or Technique

Silk crèpe pleated with black jet beaded embroidery, silk binding tape, and metal snap closures

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rather straight cut bodice buttoned down center back, elbow length straight sleeves, high round neck, skirt pleated finely all around, string tie sash around waist, black jet beaded flowers embroidered around neck, at waistline, in front, on sleeve edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)