SewingArchaeology9hem

The hem has a very rough finish, suggesting it was quickly cut and machined. It is not finished as expertly as the bodice which indicates the importance of the bodice to the overall look of the dress and a lack of care about the hem of the gown which is fraying.

The hem has a very rough finish, suggesting it was quickly cut and machined. It is not finished as expertly as the bodice which indicates the importance of the bodice to the overall look of the dress and a lack of care about the hem of the gown which is fraying.