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Woman's dress of white satin

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High waisted bodice; front cut on bias; short sleeves. Stuffed roll around hem of skirt. Back of bodice lined with cotton.

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Mrs. M. A. DeWolfe Howe (Fanny Huntington Quincy), Miss Helen H. Howe, Quincy Howe, and Mark DeWolfe Howe

English or American, 1817

Object Place

England or U.S.A.


128 x 107 cm (50 3/8 x 42 1/8 in.) measured flat for flat storage, width due to deeply padded hem. L. around waist band .588

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, cotton plain weave, wool batting, metal hook and eye closures


Textiles and Fashion Arts