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Description

Black silk dress with purple and red horizontal stripes; long sleeves with pleats at cuff and shoulder; black velvet trim at cuff; Twelve purple buttons at front bodice; bodice is boned and lined with brown cotton; high neckline with standing collar. Princess seams; cartridge pleats at back; skirt lined with tan cotton and edged with black woolen tape. Pocket at right side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1870
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1944.463
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Cyrus W. Murphy
GUSN
53793

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