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Bodice of brown and white striped barège

High, round neck; long, plain sleeves with outer seam trimmed with brown silk cord frnge; fullness of front held in gathers by strip of brown velvet; hooked down front and trimmed with looped silk buttons; lined with white cotton (much yellowed); fragments of original skirt removed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

American, About 1860

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

52.243

Medium or Technique

Cotton; Barège

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes