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A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Lampas w/ pale green satin ground w/ brown sprays & pale green taffeta. A=Bodice - square neckline w/ insert of separate neckline of pale green taffeta; turned down standing band collar lined w/ dark green velvet. Long sleeves w/ slit cuff & turned back plae green taffeta w/ applied bow; boned; bodice & sleeves lined w/ silk twill. 2 small loops of cotton twill tape at inner armscye; inner satin belt w/ two hook & eye closure. Double pointed hem at front bodice; long layered weighted extensions; piping at neckline, armscye, cuffs & hem; 11 taffeta covered buttons & buttonhole front closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1879-1881
Inscriptions
Stamped in green inside belt: ""M.A. Connelly/ 7 East 16th St. 7/New York""
Material
lampas (textile material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
evening dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
Lampas
lampas (textile material)
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.311AB
GUSN
52968

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