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Dress

Date: c. 1900
Medium: lace and silk with faux pearls and metal
Dimensions:
18 x 83 inches (45.7 x 210.8 cm)
Classification: Clothing and Accessories
Credit Line: Bequest of Nelda C. Stark, 1999
Object number: 2012.1.21
DescriptionWhite colored Alencon lace; faux pearl medallions at neckline and shoulders; faux pearl fringe at bust; 14 1/2 sleeve length; lace train; one hook and eye closure; new silk lining with hook and eye closures.
Provenance: Frances Ann Lutcher [Mrs. Henry Jacob Lutcher, 1841-1924][1]; by inheritance to her daughter Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; 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 Frances Ann Lutcher in portrait by August Benziger [1867-1955]; see object 31.79.2
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