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1920's Red/White Cotton Skirt and Blouse

Description

Two piece dress with self fabric tie belt: red and white diamond print top; white skirt with red and white diamond print border.

a. Top/Blouse
Red and white diamond print with 1" wide white band at V neckline; 5 white buttons/buttonhole closure at center front placket band extending to just above waistline. Ten mini tucks at left and right front shoulders, each 3" long. Outblouse style top with two welt style inset pockets, 3.5" wide just below front waistline; welt finished in 1" wide white band to match neckline. Two, 1.5" wide, rows of white fabric border at lower section of top with red and white diamond fabric in between. Entredeux stitch borders both edges of white border inset of skirt and lower edge of white pocket welts. Long set- in sleeves with white cuffs; one button/buttonhole closure. Back bodice hangs straight from shoulder seams; no fitting darts or tucks; border design from front continues around to garment back.

b. Skirt
White lawn skirt with 2" wide set on waistband; two hook and hand covered eye closure at left waistband; open placket at side seam opening. Four inch wide yoke; smooth construction to waistband at front; soft gathers to waistband at back. 1.5" wide red and white diamond shaped border near hem of skirt; entredeux stitching on both edges of border.

c. Belt
Self-fabric tie belt of red and white diamond print fabric: 1" x 82".

Source

HCT.1988.418.25a-c

Fiber/Fabric Information

Cotton

Decade

1920-1929

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Collection

Citation

“1920's Red/White Cotton Skirt and Blouse,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 16, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5106.

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