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Description

Brown silk with novelty satin vertical stripe of brown, black, pink, green yellow and white in alternating broad and narrow rows. High neckline, armholes and waist trimmed with self piping. 8 glass and brass buttons down center front. Boned darts. Princess seams in back. Bell sleeves with ruching at shoulder and trimmed with brown self fringe and black ribbon with red and green rose pattern. Bodice lined with tan cotton twill. Sleeves lined with brown cotton with wide band of brown silk at cuff.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1858-1863
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
stripes
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1970.300
GUSN
48316

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