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Object Name Dress
Date circa 1925
Description Long sleeved knee-length dress with slight V-neck and large collar with pointed edges; collar is longer in back than at sides or front. Collar is lined with champagne-color crepe and shows at edges. Self-fabric bow with 6 fabric tube ribbons hanging from it at center front neckline. Long sleeves have turned back cuffs with same lining. Dropped waist style with pleated skirt. Center front inset of bodice extends aroudn the back at the hip-line. Collar and center front panel are made with crepe-side of fabric showing. Sleeves, front side panels, and skirt are made with satin side showing. Floral pansy motif cotton lace (once off-white) embellishment encircles entire neckline. No labels.
Object ID 2014.13.6
Provenance United States; Iowa. Worn by donor's mother, Prudie Rhinehart Zwald.