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Monteil, Germaine green and black silk floral print ruffle dress

Description

Germaine Monteil green and black silk floral pattern dress. Three rows of ruffles, side zip closure and belt. ca. 1940-1949

Source

HCT.1990.551.7a

Provenance

This dress belonged to Dorothy Bell Whiley Peters. Dorothy was born in Lancaster, Ohio in 1891. Her father, Charles Bell Whiley, worked as lawyer in Lancaster. Dorothy married Philip Rising Peters in 1914. While Philip would pass away in 1954, Dorothy would live to be 100 years old. She was a member of the Columbus Circle of the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of Ohio. Dorothy was also a lover of poetry and her children published a collection of her work after her passing.

Designer

Monteil, Germaine

Design Elements

Short Sleeve

Fiber/Fabric Information

fiber content=Silk

Decade

1940-1949

Files

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Silk Fiber
Silk Fiber
Silk Fiber
Silk Fiber

Collection

Citation

“Monteil, Germaine green and black silk floral print ruffle dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 22, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/3965.

Item Relations

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