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Object ID 1991.001.001
Object Name Dress
Other Name girl
Description White, muslin and lace dress. Dress bodice has two vertical rows of horizontal tucks 4cm wide, each with a lace ruflle attached on the outer edge and a lace insert on the inner edge, running from shoulder to waist. Bodice center front has two horizontal lace inserts, each inserted to form a square-u shape. Bodice is slightly gathered at waist and has a square lace trimmed neckline. Waistband is 4 cm wide band of eyelet. 3/4 length sleeves have same square-u shape pattern of lace inserts, trimmed at edge with lace. Dress skirt is gathered at waist with closely spaced narrow tucks. Skirt bottom has horizontal eyelet insert with inverted square-u shape at center front and center back. Skirt hem is a 10 cm scalloped-edge eyelet ruffle. Dress closes at center back with 0.5 white buttons from neckline to waist and two metal hook-eye closures at waistband.
Date c.1912
Dimensions W-34 L-8135 Cir-313 cm
Material fibre, muslin
Provenance Dress made by Mrs. J. H. Wilkinson for Grace Wilkinson.
Search Terms Nelson, BC
People Wilkinson, J.H. Mrs
Wilkinson, Grace