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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

Dimensions

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)

Accession Number

2000.971.12a-c

Medium or Technique

Piña cloth (?); plain weave, lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes