Dress of yellowed voile, has jewel neckline, long puff sleeves with wings, back has six-button hand worked closure. Neck and waist lines, front yoke, and cuffs are trimmed with cutwork and hand-made bobbin lace. Insertions of vertical bands of handmade bobbin-lace along neckline. Bar designs along neck, waist and cuffs is machine eyelet embroidery beading insertion. Eyelet embroidery beaded edging. Collar lace probably machine made, but it could also be handmade. Hem stitched plackets, around waist and around base. Cretan stitch on tape around bodice. From the Mary Grace Muse Adkins family.
Place of Origin
Transfer to Texas Memorial Museum from University Archives, UT Austin, 1961