Cotton day dress, ca. 1903

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Description

A unique example of a period cotton dress from the turn of the 19th to 20th centuries, this tan colored dress includes V-shaped, white cotton, pointed lace yoke (front design) on both the bodice and skirt. The lace has a black thread detail. The short standup collar is also trimmed with a black ribbon. The three-quarter sleeves have some pleating at the shoulder, and at the drawstring cuff. The bodice is unlined, and shows signs of alteration.

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About This Item

  • Title: Cotton day dress, ca. 1903
  • Creation Date: circa 1903
  • Subject Date: circa 1903
  • Location: ME
  • Media: cotton, lace
  • Local Code: A86-70 a,b
  • Collection: Costume collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
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