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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
crepeline Beads 2617 Lace 54 silk crepe
Names
blouse 10
Subjects
floral 651 berries bow 7
Date:
ca. 1888
Dimensions:
bodice length: 21 in, sleeve length: 21 in
Remarks:
Shirtwaist, black and white silk crepe, crepeline and lace, long sleeved. High stand up collar, across shoulders and deep v front are white crepe covered with white silk crepeline trimmed with bands of white crepeline spotted with silver seed beads and cut-out embroidered white lace flowers, leaves and berries. Body is black silk crepe with vertical tucks, black lace along edges and across shoulders and oval black lace insets; sleeves are black crepe with half oval insets at top, an inset band of lace at elbow and white crepe sleeve ends covered with white crepeline with crepeline seed beaded bands, white embroidered flower, leaf and berry cut-outs are appliqued to sleeve ends and over black crepe almost to the elbow, sleeve ends are trimmed with finely pleated and ruffled white silk crepeline; v front black crepe waistband has black beaded drops at front and decorative bow at back made of black lace ovals, hooks and eyes at lower front, white crepe under bodice is boned and fastens up the front with hooks and eyes.
Accession Number:
1.69.1038

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