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July 29, 2011

Edwardian taffeta dress

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 10:04 am

Lavender taffeta dress (side)Lavender taffeta dress (front)

Taffeta dress made by Minneapolis dressmaker Madame Rose H. Boyd between 1906 and 1910.  The dress is two pieces and has a matching belt.  The bodice has tucks and lavender lace decorating the front, with lace trimming the sleeves and high neck.

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