Cream wool crepe dress from the early twentieth century

1913-1914

Woman's cream wool crepe, one piece dress. The garment has a V-neck of ecru net, long fitted sleeves, a waistline that is slightly above normal, and a pleated but narrow skirt. It also has an ecru lace collar, and a bodice pleat that extends from center front over the shoulder, and down the center back side. A cross over closure on the center front side is trimmed with a band of multicolored embroidery at thewaist is edged with pink grosgrain ribbon. A peplum of crepe and multicolored embroidery starts at the hip and extends around the back and ends at the other hip.


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