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Dress (in three part)

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Off-white piña cloth dress in three parts consisting of: bodice. with ruffle hem and lace collar, cuffs and hem and overskirt and skirt with pleated ruffle at hem. Condition: fair, dark stains on bodice front, overall yellowing of fabric.

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Bennett Vernon

French (Paris), 1870s


Center back length(bodice) 152 mm (6 in.) Center back length (overskirt) 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm) Center back length (skirt) 9 in. (22.9 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Piña cloth (?); plain weave, lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts