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Description

Green and black and white silk plaid w/ predominant vertical stripe. A) Bodice: close, round neck w/ self piping; pagoda sleeves w/ 2 tiers, all trimmed w/ black, green and white stripe moire ribbon; bodice has peplum, and same stripe moire ribbon; bodice is boned at center back only (hook and eye closure at center front); lined w/ brown cotton twill; sleeve cuffs lined w/ green silk; cotton twill ties attached to lining at center back. B) Skirt: matching skirt; white cotton waistband w/ drawstring; gathered at front; cartridge pleats at sides and back; fully lined w/ brown cambric (glazed); hem bound w/ green wool tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cambric
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Plaid
plaids
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1933.2048AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
36334

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