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Description

Bodice of purple brocaded silk taffeta w/ purple pinstripe & small bunches of black & white flowers; long sleeves lined w/ silk & trimmed w/ lace; boned at darts. Lined w/ cotton twill; inner hook & eye closure; sharp long points at front & back; 11 black velvet covered buttons; bodice is tacked to skirt at waist. Hem is edged w/ woolen tape & lined w/ tan glazed cotton; box pleats at back of skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1862
Material
brocade (textile)
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Bouquet
Brocade
brocade (textile)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
silk (textile)
Silk Taffeta
stitching
Striped
stripes
taffeta
twill
Twill
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1945.80
GUSN
53960

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