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Description

Green taffeta dress with bodice [A] and skirt [B]. Bodice (A) has squared neckline and cap sleeves trimmed with bands of black lace with stylized floral motif and white taffeta with bands of green velvet. Sharp point at front and back, trimmed with green velvet. Boned and lined with linen. Hand sewn eyes at center back for laced closure. Skirt (B) has box pleats all around. Pocket on right side. Hem trimmed with same velvet and lace as bodice. Very deep hem lined with crinoline. Hook and eye on left side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1862
Material
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.718AB
GUSN
53128

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