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Dress

Artist: Unknown

Date: c. 1881
Medium: crochet lace with net and metal
Dimensions:
78 inches (198.1 cm)
Classification: Clothing and Accessories
Credit Line: Bequest of Nelda C. Stark, 1999
Object number: 2012.1.5
Previous Number: OD.2012.170
Bryce Reveley Textile Appraisal: S
DescriptionOff-white color; embroidered and net edging; Irish crochet insertions; short sleeves; net ties with tassel at ends; crochet lace train; 68 inches at front hem; hook and eye closures up back.
Provenance: Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][1]; by inheritance to her son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; bequeathed December 13, 1999 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. Worn by Miriam Lutcher Stark in historic photographs
Exhibitions:
  • To Have and To Hold