Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926

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Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926

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Description

A silk chiffon, light pink, short sleeved dress with attached underslip was likely worn by bride Hattie B. Morrison's when she married Maurice B. Jewett at Belmont, NH on 8 September 1926. Hattie B. Morrison was the only daughter of John and Lizelle (Janes) Morrison.

Evoking quintessential 1920s style, the dress includes a low waist, thick decorative waistband, and a straight silhouette. The center front of the dress has white, brown, and gray beads organized in a stylized floral motif. The skirt of the dress is pleated, which start at the waistband. The bottom of the dress terminates with a scalloped edge, trimmed with brown beads and a white and gray flower design above each scallop.

Despite an attached underslip, the dress is still quite sheer.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hattie B. Morrison's chiffon dress, Belmont, NH, ca. 1926
  • Creation Date: circa 1926
  • Subject Date: circa 1926
  • Town: Belmont
  • County: Belknap
  • State: NH
  • Media: silk, beads
  • Dimensions: 93.980 cm x 76.200 cm
  • Local Code: 1993.300.1026.001 a,b
  • Collection: Costume collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
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