Day dress, ca. 1904-1905 "Turtleneck" or high neck style dresses were increasingly popular during the early 1900’s. This elongated the neck, and created an elegant look. Wire supports were used to maintain this rigid effect.
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Double-cloth lady day coat with Thinsulate® - outerwear - Women's new arrivals - J.Crew