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Description

Women's dress. Purple and white striped silk. Vertical floral and foliate trails of green, pink and blue. Empire waist. Gathered ribbon edged around neckline and cuffs. 3/4 length sleeves. Wide neckline. Corset sewn into dress. Fastener's for closure at back. Darker purple edging around bottom of dress.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing; Main Garments
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
2000.22.1
GUSN
26448

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