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A linen summer dress made from a heavier-weight natural linen in an ecru or cream color. It features a lace yoke and inset lace at the cuffs and hems. The dress also features a lace belt. The dress is cut narrow through the hips, a silhouette popular in the early 19teens leading up to World War I. The dress closes at the front with a complicated array of hooks and eyes to create a seamless appearance.
About This Item
- Title: Ecru summer dress, ca. 1912
- Creation Date: circa 1912
- Subject Date: circa 1912
- Media: linen, cotton
- Dimensions: 54 cm x 32 cm
- Local Code: A86-74
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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