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A skirt of white piqué

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Elaborately embroidered with white picot edged braid and insertion bands of machine eyelet embroidery, box pleated flounce all around bottom of skirt, extra over skirt in back beginning from side seams and shorter than rest of skirt, designed with tapes of draping.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily Alden Farrington Fanning

American, Third quarter 19th century

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111 x 97 cm (43 11/16 x 38 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton piqué with cotton embroidery and applied braid trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts