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Dress - Artifacts

Description
Dimensions: total 54", sleeve tip to tip 56", underarms 18.5", at hem 23.5" hand sewn; covered with hand embroidery; 3 layer cuffs side opening with 6 ball buttons and loops for closing; high collar and long sleeves with 3 layer cuffs; the gown itself is unlined heavy fabric and covered with an embroidered trailing vine and flowers, wisteria? (formerly identified as grapes) and butterflies; 3" black satin band at cuffs, around the hem, and up the side, embroidered; 3/4" black bias binding at edge; 2/3" missionary ribbon in pink, navy, and torquoise, follows the band; there are persperation stains at both underarms
Object ID
1976.005.001