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Description

Mocha taffeta, bodice (A) has piped neckline. Yoke and pagoda sleeves and peplum edged with beige silk. Ten silk-covered buttons at center front. Boned at darts and sides. Lined with tan cotton twill. Sleeves have 3/4 lining of cream silk. Skirt (B) has cartridge pleats at back. Smooth front. Pocket on right side. Hook and eye closure at waist. Fully lined with crinoline. Four white buttons inside for bustle. Self fabric at hem. Hem lined with cambric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1873
Material
crinolines
silk (textile)
taffeta
Object type
Clothing; Main Garments
Descriptive terms
crinolines
Dress
dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Accession Number
1964.375AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Ruth A. and Dorcas L. Woodbury
GUSN
47075

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