Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925

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Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925

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Description

Anne F. Wilson's red rayon dress is an example of Art Deco fashion design, with geometric stitch detail throughout, and a rhinestone buckle indicative of the period. The dress includes long sleeves, with a tight cuff accented with an attached tie. A self-tie detail also appears at the back of the neck. An inserted triangle panel at the neck has a slight drape, with two round buttons at the right side.

Anne F. Wilson (1873-1959) originally of Waterford graduated from Wellesley College, after which she worked as a author, editor and social worker. By 1920, she was living in Somerville, MA with her mother, Sarah (Moore) Wilson.

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About This Item

  • Title: Anne Wilson's Art Deco design dress, Sommerville, MA, ca. 1925
  • Creation Date: circa 1925
  • Subject Date: circa 1925
  • Town: Somerville
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Media: rayon, rhinestones
  • Dimensions: 43 cm x 35 cm
  • Local Code: 2015.130.008.001 a,b
  • Collection: Costume collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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