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A=Bodice; B=Skirt. A=Bodice - Brown silk taffeta w/ black & brown embroidered lilac edge & rose motif. Bodice has elbow length bell sleeves w/ lace-edged ruffle & puckered at elbow; trimmed w/ bands of embroidered silk & black lace; 9 covered buttons; lined w/ brown glazed cotton. B=Skirt - 2 deep flounces; cartridge pleats onto brown cotton waistband; lined w/ brown glazed cotton. Hem is brown wool taped & linen lined.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1848-1870
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cambric
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Hand Stitched
Lilac
Rose
rose (genus)
silk (textile)
Silk Taffeta
stitching
taffeta
Victorian
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1945.149AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
53991

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