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Description

Light aubergine iridescent silk taffeta w/ lampas serpentine/floral motif; long sleeves w/ black lace trim off the shoulders. Bodice is shirred at loose point of waist; piping at shoulders & waist; hook & eye back closure; lined w/ brown glazed cotton. Skirt has cartridge pleats; lined w/ brown glazed cotton; 1 pocket. Hem has brown satin tape; handstitched.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1843-1850
Material
lampas (textile material)
piping (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cambric
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Lampas
lampas (textile material)
Piped
piping (process)
silk (textile)
Silk Taffeta
stitching
taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1940.160
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Eustis
GUSN
40453

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