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Description

Purple irridescent taffeta with white pinstripes; high neckline; tucks at shoulder extend to waist; long double sleeves (long sleeves are detachable); Placket with brass buttons extends from neck to hem. Cartridge pleats all around, waist sligthly pointed at front; hook and eye closure and covered button and loop at center back; bodice is boned and lined with white cotton; skirt is lined with brown glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1843-1850
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1964.56
GUSN
46912

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