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Description

Yellow & brown silk satin pin stripe; high, round, piped neck. 8 cameo-like buttons & buttonholes on center front. Darts; piped natural waist; bodice is padded & boned & lined in natural linen. Epaulets trimmed w/ brown silk satin w/ 2 pairs of same buttons. Long sleeves w/ 2 bands of brown satin trim at cuffs. Skirt is stitched to bodice & pleated at front & gathered at center back. Brown silk fringe attached at hem in scalloped pattern. Hem is lined w/ brown glazed cotton & edged w/ brown wool tape. Pocket at right side; hook & eye at front waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1868
Material
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
splitting
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Split
splitting
Striped
stripes
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1920.411
Credit Line
Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew
GUSN
29100

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