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Brown wool challis; high neckline; long sleeves w/ box pleats & covered buttons at shoulder & tucked inner arm. Turned back cuffs; center front of bodice, cape & collar trimmed w/ olive velvet in scalloped pattern w/ brown silk tape. Tucks above & below waist; bodice support is boned & has brass eyes for laced closure & made of brown glazed linen. Hook & eye closure w/ 16 covered buttons at center front. Hem lined w/ green wool & edged w/ brown wool tape; pocket on side. Cape, collar & sleeves lined w/ green silk; green silk piping at neckline of dress, cape & collar. Handkerchief found in pocket.
costume (mode of fashion)
velvet (fabric weave)
Gift of Mrs. Charles Hall Little