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Pamela Robles, Proprietress
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Skirt front detail; bottom of tablier, plum silk band under tablier and lower part of skirt.
Frayed section at skirt bottom.
Bottom skirt flounce showing box pleats and wool hem tape.
Cotton pleat facing.
Gauged back skirt lining.
Lining shortened via tuck.
Bodice front, hand sewn buttonholes.
Button detail showing design and shank.
Remaining whalebone stays. Evidence of an overlaid lace fabric (removed from the exterior) remains in the seam allowances. Brown cotton flat lining.
Center back seams showing the remains of the lace overlay.
Detail of back bodice tails.
Armscye with attached tape loop.
Shoulder seam showing signs of alterations.
Center back showing piecing and the remains of the lace overlay.
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