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Cream Wool Walking Dress

Description

Ivory serge dress with apricot satin underlining; black chiffon collar with Valenciennes lace sewn on top; black silk chiffon on cuffs with Valenciennes lace as a ruffle on bottom of sleeve; high lace neck with pink chiffon trim and black velvet bowtie; 30 satin wrapped embroidered buttons; silk lining in bodice - no lining in skirt; unusual construction; two large cut-outs revealing satin underneath with false button closure; apricot satin extends past ivory serge to the floor; slightly high-waisted to create fullness in front of bodice; hook closure in lining in front of bodice.

Source

HCT.1995.999.69

Date

c.1911

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Ethel Traphagen.

Fiber/Fabric Information

Wool

Decade

1910-1919

Files

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Collection

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Citation

“Cream Wool Walking Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 25, 2018, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5075.

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