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Black silk faille doll’s dress consisting of cuirass bodice with black velvet trim and lace at collar and cuffs; gathered overskirt trimmed with black velvet piping, and trained skirt with gathered ruffle at hem. Condition: good

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Bennett Vernon

French (Paris), 1870s

Dimensions

Center back length (bodice) 184 mm (7 1/4 in.) Center back (overskirt) 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm) Center back length (skirt) 13 in. (33 cm)

Accession Number

2000.971.14a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk faille, velvet, lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes