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Dress in three part (belt with peplum)

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Café au lait taffeta; fitted bodice (a) with high, round neck and long sleeves; buttoned down front with light gray-blue silk buttons; sleeves and upper bodice trimmed with broad bands of latticework made of narrow folds of light gray satin (forming yoke line on upper bodice); ruffles of bobbin...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John S. Ames

American, about 1860–65

Object Place

United States


38.5 x 79 x 6 cm (15 3/16 x 31 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta, silk satin with buckram lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts