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Object Name Dress
Catalog Number M1989.5.6
Description White batiste, two-piece dress. Top is 14" long, waist 21" around. Underskirt is 34" long, 66" around hem, overskirt is "handkerchief" type with points hanging down and varies from 26" to 32" long and is 116" in circumference. There is more fullness in the back of the skirt. It has two "handkerchief points", whereas there is only one pointing down the front of the dress. The underskir is plain with a deep hem. It has a tape waistband with a back closure fastened with hood and eye. Condition is good except for small brown spots on sleeve and overskirt. Overskirt also has some mended areas, top has a couple of small tears near the waist. Bottom of bodice has casing type hem in which there appears to have been elastic or a draw string.