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Description

Blue & gold checked iridescent taffeta; standing band collar; darts; piped straight waist. Bodice lined w/ brown cotton; 7 blue velvet covered buttons at back (one is missing); piped armscye; leg o' mutton sleeves w/ blue velvet band at wrist. Skirt is pleated at front w/ cartridge pleats at back; hem lined w/ blue glazed cotton & edged w/ blue wool tape; pocket on right side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Checked
checker pattern
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Girls' clothing
Hand Stitched
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1951.61
GUSN
45318

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