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Description

Purple leg o'mutton sleeves with cuffs trimmed with piping and 3 self-covered buttons on scalloped edgess. V-pointed front with pleated bands attached from shoulder to waist. Rosette at shoulder. Fullness all around. Waistband with hook and eye closure with self belt. Deep ruffle of lighter purple taffeta. Hem padded with wool. Entire dress lined with glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1829
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
padding (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Cotton, Glazed
DRESS
dresses (garments)
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Padded
padding (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.422
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
37777

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