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Description

Brown and cream plaid dress with floral chine bands; matching capelet; Bodice has high neckline; long sleeves with shoulder extensions trimmed with brown and black tape (same tape on capelet). Hook and eye and button front closure. Bodice is boned and lined with cotton; Skirt has cartridge pleats all around, lined with glazed white cotton. Pleated crinoline hem edged with lace.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1866
Material
silk (textile)
taffeta
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.695AB
GUSN
12814

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