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Title Black Silk Dress with Jet Beading
Object Name Dress
Date c. 1895
Description Black silk faille dress with black lace and black jet trim. Lace around collar and down front of bodice at sleeve ends. Heavy jet trim completely down front, front of cuffs and front hem. Boned bodice. Bodice fastens at front with metal hooks. Skirt sewn to bodice at back. Skirt made to be worn with bustle and have train at back. Lace dust ruffle sewn into hem of train. Bodice lined with white and cream striped silk with gray squares in a horse shoe pattern. Pleats at front of skirt.
Credit line White River Valley Museum Collection, Gift of Raymond Fife.
Catalog Number 1972.0008.001