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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 1865

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

67.5 x 64 cm (26 9/16 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3988a

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta, silk satin, bobbin appliqué lace, silk covered buttons, linen lining and metal hook and eye closure

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes