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Towards the end of the 20th century's first decade, the emergence of the one-piece dress simplified silhouettes, as seen in this gold silk satin print dress with horizontally tucked sleeves and black piped detailing. The dress features high-waisted, princess-style lines, 3/4 sleeves, and an attached belt across the waist. The bodice has a net insert at the neckline, and pin-tucked net under sleeves.
The dress is associated with the Plummer family of Portland.
About This Item
- Title: Gold printed satin dress, Portland, ca. 1907
- Creation Date: circa 1907
- Subject Date: circa 1907
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: silk, cotton
- Dimensions: 149.860 cm x 133.350 cm
- Local Code: 19188.8.131.52
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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