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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt; C=Sash. 3 piece black moire'. A=Bodice - has elbow length sleeves trimmed w/ black lace & black satin bow. Sharp point at front & back; boned & lined w/ glazed cotton. Piping at shoulders & neckline; 10 self covered buttons on bodice; 1 missing. B=Skirt - hook & eye closure at left side; pleats at front; fullness at back. Pocket at right side; train; hem lined w/ black crinoline & edged w/ green wool binding. C=Sash - trimmed w/ black satin ribbon & black lace at points; sash is very wide.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1862-1864
Material
moiré
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Moire
moiré
Mourning
mourning
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1957.10A-C
GUSN
45908

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