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Tea Gown

Style Period

Gay Nineties

Description

Dress is floor length with straight skirt, has brown centre panel down front of dress with many pleats on the bodice, shirring at the waist. Has high neck with ruffled collar. Side and back of dress is navy blue, trimmed with brown ruffles. Back has a train trimmed in a brown ruffle, has a brown silk basque that falls over the train. Sleeves are brown leg-o-mutton style with blue stripes at the wrist.

Tags

main dress
day dress
women's
navy blue blue
brown
silk shot taffeta

Donor

Nancy Ruth

Accession Number

1-893-11-08056