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Dress and matching cape (dress)

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Dress (a) and matching cape (b) of grayish-olive-green silk with fancy-woven stripes with lines of white; fitted bodice, pointed in front; widely flaring neck; fullness across bust in unpressed pleats; long sleeves with fine pleats in upper part held in place by bias folds, full from just above...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lois Lilley Howe

American, 1838

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

139.7 x 73.7 cm (55 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

52.565a

Medium or Technique

Silk figured weave and cotton lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes