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Tea Gown

Accession

1-903-11-02657

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

1903

Style Period

Description

This ladies' dress is floor length and made of sheer cream cotton. It has a high-necked, faux rectangular, sailor collar trimmed with white satin ribbon. Its bodice is very pouched and has a sheer lace panel across the chest. It has a waistline seam and a straight skirt with three ruffled tiers at the hem. Sleeves are full length and pouched at the wrist. Cuffs are trimmed in satin ribbon at the wrists. This dress was made using horizontal pin tucks alternating with satin ribbon.

Condition

good

Colour

Donor