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Description

A=Bodice; B=Bodice; C=Skirt; D=Belt. Flesh colored brocaded taffeta w/ yellow flowers w/ pink centers. A=Bodice - short puffed sleeves, cuffs & collar trimmed w/ purple velvet, net lace & straw trim; boned; lined w/ glazed cotton; 5 covered buttons. B=Bodice - sleeveless; sharply pointed front & back; eyelet along center front. C=Skirt - trimmed w/ wide purple bands along front & around hem; box pleats at back w/ train; hem lined w/ wool. D=Belt/Sash - matching sash w/ 3 panels w/ same velvet & straw trim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1868
Material
brocade (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Brocade
brocade (textile)
EMSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
evening dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Victorian
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1977.157A-D
GUSN
49464

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