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Rust silk dress; bodice with deep diagonal pleats across top, piping across shoulders and back of neck, white cotton lining, and hooks at back; leg-of-mutton sleeves with pink glazed cotton lining; high waist and full skirt with deep pleats at front and cartridge pleating at back, padded hem,...

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Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, about 1830

Place of Manufacture

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 123.2 x 114.3 cm (48 1/2 x 45 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk, glazed plain weave cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts