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Description

Black with allover pattern of stylized branches of leaves; long leg of mutton sleeves with stiffening at shoulders; satin cuffs with 2 black bows at wrist. Neckline trimmed with satin V-at front of bodice. Bands of satin with 3 buttons at each side. High waist band, hook and eye closure at back. Bodice lined with glazed cotton. Fullness at back with ribbon tie at waist. Hem is padded all around. (1.5" width)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1825
Material
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Mourning
mourning
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.419
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
37775

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