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Black velvet dress

French, about 1865-1870. Dress of black velvet, buttoned down entire length of front with jet embroidered buttons, fitted upper part, frong quite straight to hemline, large patch pocket on each side, center back longer forming a train and much fuller with fullness in deep inverted pleat, high...

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Provenance

French, about 1865-1870

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph L. Richards

French, about 1865–70

Object Place

France

Accession Number

53.86

Medium or Technique

Black Velvet Dress

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes