H87.11.1

1918-1923
Gift of Francis B. Wilson
H87.11.1


Dress. Description: black silk taffeta dress, three tiered skirt, trimmed with "silver" fancy ribbon braid and edged with black point d'esprit; scoop neck, elbow length sleeves; neckline is piped, sleeves set in with piping. Dimensions: nape to hem 55", across shoulders 14" Condition: small tear on left side at waist, very good condition History: Belonged to Mrs. William E. Dargie (nee Ermina Peralta). 1918-1923, not 1925 as originally catalogued. For a big lady again, maybe a big girl. The taffeta, flounces and ruffles are very youthful, nicely made. (Joan Severa, 3/4/1994)

Used: adult | Female | Ermina Peralta Dargie | Party

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