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Lingerie Dress

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

One piece Edwardian lingerie dress of sheer lawn appropriate for warm summer wear. Open embroidery work embellishes the neck, sleeves, waist and skirt where vertical panels culminate in an elaborate 8" horizontal band at hem. Embroidered iris motifs decorate the skirt panels and center bust. This transparent garment would have been worn with an undergarment which which could have contrasted in color.

Category:
COSTUME, POST FAMILY
Object name:
Lingerie Dress
Made from:
Cotton lawn -- cotton embroidery
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1910-1913
Size:
shoulder to waist front __14.50 IN ||shoulder to waist back __15.00 IN ||waist circumference __ __ __ __24.00 IN __ __ __approximate measurement ||waist to hem front __42.50 IN ||waist to hem back __43.50 IN ||hem circumference __65.00 IN __ __ __65.00 IN
shoulder to waist front __36.83 CM ||shoulder to waist back __38.10 CM ||waist circumference __ __ __ __60.96 CM __ __ __approximate measurement ||waist to hem front __107.95 CM ||waist to hem back __110.49 CM ||hem circumference __165.10 CM __ __ __165.10 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
48.17
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973