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Woman's dress

American
1906
Possibly made by Mrs. Dunstan


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, Unitted States

Dimensions

Center front: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1171a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, lace, rhinestones, metal hooks and eyes

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light green-blue velvet dress trimmed with lace and white satin:
(a) bodice with pointed front, short sleeves, hook and eye back closure; lace gathered around neckline, lace sleeves trimmed with velvet bows with rhinestones; re-lined, but used original boning, tape and hooks and eyes; woven tape label sewn inside bodice: “Mrs. Dunstan W. 34th St. NY”
(b) skirt with train; woven tape label sewn inside waist: “L. P. Hollander and Co.”
(c) front panel in cream colored silk satin with three deep lace flounces (embroidered net), lined with light green silk

Inscription

Woven tape label sewn inside bodice: "Mrs. Dunstan W. 34th St. NY"

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb