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Embroidered net dress

American (Philadelphia)
early 20th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

149.5 cm (58 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.92

Medium or Technique

Embroidered net dress

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

American, early 20th century. A dress, of deep cream colored machine embroidered net, with underdress of pink China silk, rather high waisted, somewhat bloused in front, square high cut neck, elbow length sleeves, finished with ruffle, (finely pleated in underdress, gathered in overdress), hooked down center back, folded sash of pink satin with fringed ends (satin now badly cracked), skirt quite full all around with fullness in shallow pleats at waist, bottom of skirt finished with same arrangement of ruffles as on sleeves.

Provenance

American, early 20th century.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwina Curtis Rubenstein