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Girl's dress in three parts

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Girl's dress in three parts, made of cream colored heavy slightly ribbed silk; (a) fitted bodice, sleeveless, wide round neck; skirt plain in center front with some fullness in deep pleats at sides and most of fullness in gathers at back, buttoned down back, bottom of skirt and attached bertha...

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Provenance

Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, Jr., and Mrs. Henry a. Morss, Jr.; gift to the MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, and Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.

American, about 1865

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Other (dress): 80 cm (31 1/2 in.) Length x width (overskirt): 29.8 x 82.6 cm (11 3/4 x 32 1/2 in.) Length x width (belt): 76.2 x 44.5 cm (30 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.2368a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta and organza), cotton twill

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes