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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Taupe changeable silk. A=Bodice - high piped neckline; piped armscye, peplum & cuffs; box-pleated ruffle around neckline to hem of bodice at front. Long, full sleeves w/ wide ruched band at cuffs; 9 silk covered buttons at center front. Lined w/ tan cotton twill; sleeves lined w/ cambric; small pocket at left side; cotton waistband. Hook & eye closure at waist. B=Skirt - has button holes at waistband; 3 ruched ruffles & 2 plain ruffles at front; separate panel tucked & draped at sides w/ box pleats at back. Cartridge pleats at back; pocket on right side; deep crinoline hem w/ brown glazed cotton & bound w/ brown wool tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1872-1874
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1940.444AB
GUSN
40594

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