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Cream silk dress

Description: Material is cream silk woven with trailing floral and ribbon design in satin embroidered with floral sprigs in pink and green; bodice (A) wide low "V" neckline trimmed with silk net gathered on silk ribbon fully piped, double piped at lower edge that comes to a point center front; capped sleeves with pleated silk netting and embroidered ribbon rosettes; bodice (B) has wide neckline double piped at bottom that comes to a point in center stays and back closed with small eyelets each side for lacing; sleeve has long straight fastened with 3 buttons, net insert down outer length with 2 ribbon rosettes; skirt (C) is full, pleated front and side with cartridge pleats in back on a linen tape waist hand, inserts with 4 ribbon rosettes each side of skirt front, bottom inside skirt faced with silk tape; bodices (A & B) and sleeves lined w/ silk, skirt lined with fine linen
- Colors: cream, pink, green
Contributor(s): Funding provided by an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant, administered by the Indiana State Library
Collection: Conner Prairie Historic Clothing Collection
Copyright: No Copyright – United States
Subjects: Textile fabrics -- History
Clothing and dress
Women's clothing

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