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Object ID 1991.001.004
Object Name Dress
Description Long cream coloured muslin and lace dress. Slightly v-neck with flowered lace insert that wraps over the shoulder to the back of the neck. Bodice is slightly gathered with vertical rows of tucks alternating with 1cm lace inserts. Lace and tuck pattern is repeated on skirt for approximately two-thirds length of skirt ending with one lace insert that zigzags horizontally around the skirt. Bottom third of skirt repeats horizontal tuck and lace pattern for four rows ending with 8 cm untucked hem. Empire waist has lace trim. 3/4 length sleeves repeat tuck and lace pattern for rows with lace edging sleeve hem. Dress closes at back with four cream colour buttons from neckline to waist and five metal hook and eye closures from waist to midway down back of dress skirt.
Dimensions W-40.5 L-123 Cir-181 cm
Material fibre, muslin
Search Terms Nelson, BC
People Wilkinson, J.H. Mrs