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Title Underslip - wedding outfit
Date 1935 C
Object Name Dress, Wedding
Catalog Number 1995.42.5a-d
Description A) Underslip. Pale green silk underslip. Slim "A" line cut - 4 triangular inserts at hem give extra width. Deep "V" neckline with narrow (1 cm) shoulder straps are hand stitched on 3 darts under each breast. 2 Diagonal darts at back - all other stitching is machine done. B)Overdress. Pale green lace overdress. Bodice has deep V in front, cap sleeves edged with same lace ruffle, and square neck in back. Skirt gently flared at bottom with scalloped hemline. The lace skirt is composed of 7 pieces sewn in such a way as to create the design and flare of bottom. Neckline of skirt is reinforced with a net line stiffening tape. Green thread belt loops. C) Bolero. Pale green lace long sleeved bolero. Sleeves are long and narrow, closing with a metal snap. Wrist is reinforced with net-like stiffener and trimmed with a ruffle of same lace. Jacket is short and has 2 darts in back. The collar is round, standup and trimmed with same lace ruffle. This ruffle also trim edge of jacket front. Decorative metal and rhinestones hooks and eyes close jacket - two at neck and two at waist. Stiffener on bottom edges of jacket. D) Belt. Pale green lace envelops green silk for belt. Fasteners are 2 decorative metal hooks and eyes with rhinestones (as on jacket).
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1940
Material Silk
Length (cm) 41
Width (cm) 110