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Woman’s evening dress in two parts (bodice and skirt)

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Light green silk faille dress in two parts. Bodice has large puffed white satin sleeves and is trimmed at center front with pearls and cream chiffon at neckline. Trained skirts has split front edged with cream satin and imitation pearls in floral pattern.

Credit Line

Gift of E. Francis and Anna H. Bowditch

French (Paris), about 1895

Dimensions

Center back (bodice): 33 cm (13 in.) Length (skirt): 121.9 cm (48 in.)

Accession Number

2000.959.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk faille, satin, and chiffon; trimmed with imitation pearls

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes