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Description

Green silk dress with bodice [A] and skirt [B]. Black velvet (cut and uncut) bodice [A] with bell shaped sleeves; pointed and boned front and back; trimmed with green lace; black velvet border around shoulder and neck. Black fringe; pom poms; lined with glazed cotton; sleeve inserts of black net and white silk lining. Skirt [B] front has black velvet pattern of ribbons; floral garland with berries and leaves. Black velvet buttons down front; box pleats at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1853-1857
Material
cotton (textile)
cut velvet
silk (textile)
uncut velvet
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
cut velvet
Dress
dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
uncut velvet
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.1293AB
GUSN
38200

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