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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.
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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