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Description

A=Dress; B=Cape. Cream ground w/ pink & blue stripes alternating w/ 2 foliate bands w/ band of floral sprays in red & green. A=Dress - Vertical stripes; bateau neckline; short sleeves trimmed w/ 2 rows of green satin ruching. Neckline trimmed w/ net (disintegrating); green satin ribbon at center front; padded & boned bodice has sharp points at front & back. Laced closure at center back w/ original lacing. Cartridge pleats all around waist w/ seam at end of pleats; pocket on right side. B=Cape - matching cape lined w/ pale blue satin & trimmed w/ blue satin; hook & eye closure at neck.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1848-1852
Material
lampas (textile material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lampas
lampas (textile material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.792AB
GUSN
37978

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