Dress

91.35.17

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Materials
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Description
Silk crepe dress; brown, green, and yellow floral pattern on beige background; white double collar edged with same fabric as dress; button closure at back of neck with ten covered buttons (one missing); short, widely ruffled sleeves cut on the bias; front of bodice loosely pleated to waist; opening at left side closes with two snaps and one hook and eye; nine decorative stitched lines descend from the waistline in front for ca. 17.5 in., ending in loose pleats. From the Patrick Conroy or John Barry families of Chokio and Morris. Shoulders:15 in Chest:21 in Waist:17 in Length:44 in Binding on right collar is loose and shows evidence of an earlier repair; some general fraying at stress points throughout.

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