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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Cream & purple silk threads creating small checked pattern. A=Bodice - cuffs & hem have border of floral chine' w/ purple bands; hook & eye; lined w/ linen & boned. B=Skirt - unlined w/ slight train; hook & eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1863-1865
Inscriptions
On waistband of skirt woven label w/ purple threads & handwriting: Jordan Marsh Company/Boston-Paris/Mrs. M. Freedman/206 Bay State Rd. City/Date ___ No____""
Material
chiné technique
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Checked
checker pattern
Chine'
chiné technique
DRESS
dresses (garments)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1948.44AB
GUSN
12816

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