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Object Name Dress
Catalog Number 1978.8.144
Date ca. 1893
Material(s) Silk; metal
Dimensions H-61 W-74 inches
Description This is ivory watered-silk skirt and sleeveless bodice. It is beaded with gold colored metallic beads and rhinestones in a floral swirl pattern.
Notes Worn by donor's mother's sister, Mary Virginia Allen from Sulphur in Henry County, 1892-94.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Allen, Mary Virginia
Subjects Dresses
Women
Clothing & dress
Fashion
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS