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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


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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts