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Black chiffon skirt

Bell-shaped with gratest fullness and slight train at back; chiffon vertically stitched in narrow tucks except at center back; deep flounce of finely pleated chiffon trimmed with black satin and chiffon ribbon; underskirt of heavy black silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

American, Late 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Chiffon


Textiles and Fashion Arts