Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Rose Frances Good Kretsinger
    born: Hope, Kansas, United States ; died: Emporia, Kansas, United States
  • dress, 1923
  • Where object was made: United States
  • crepe de Chine, silk floss, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 129.5 x 34 cm
    Object Length/Width: 51 x 13 3/8 in
    Object Length: shoulders 69 cm
    Object Length: left sleeve 45 cm
    Object Length: right sleeve 42 cm
    Object Length: hem 34 cm
  • Gift of Mary Kretsinger, daughter of Rose Kretsinger
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0210.a

Black crepe de chine dress with embroidered floral motifs in gold, medium brown and rust. The pattern is around the neck, in the middle of the sleeves, down the front in a line, and on the skirt.