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Cream Silk, Satin, & Lace Christening Dress
1921
Gift of Muriel Forster

Has round neck edged with lace, lace yoke front and back, threaded with ribbon. Back opening, buttons, four rows of smocking below yoke. At hem 2 rows of lace insertion and 6" band of lace at bottom. 3/4 gathered sleeves with lace edging and threaded ribbon. Dress was made for Lewis P. Forster in 1921.

 



 

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