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Orange, Red & Blue floral sprays on cream wool challis background. [Roller print?] Mostly hand sewn. Piped at waist & armscyes, has original brass hooks with handmade round eyeholes. Bodice fully lined with cream linen and openings are lined with brightly printed calico. Skirt has cartridge pleating, hem edged with blue hem protector, has deep right side pocket, skirt lined with cream & brown polished cotton. Bust: 30"; Waist: 22"; back length of gown: 57". [Remade 1850s?] By pseitas via Flickr.
Olive green silk velvet dress, 1930s. The dress has a boat neckline, rhinestone shoulder clips and a short train in back. It was worn by Miss Fanny Eliza Hume (1882-1950) of Charleston and bears a McAvoy/Chicago label. Charleston Museum.