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  Accession Number:2004-19.2
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Condition:fair
Location:Costume storage Wedding gown/Staley
Keywords:wedding dress, Staley, 1937, Willard, lace
Area of Origin:Willard, MO
Period:1937
Category:Clothing, outerwear
Object:wedding dress
Maker:UK
Description/History:Floor length lace overdress to be worn with sheat (2004-19.1) as a wedding dress. This dress was worn by Helen Ramona Black when she narried Edward Burney Staley on October 23, 1937 in Springfield, MO. This overdress has puffed sleeves and is slightly shired at the center front neckline. It has a left side opening which is closed with three snaps and three hooks and eyes. The skirt is made from four panels of lace.
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