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Bodice of warp figured taffeta

Bodice; of warp figured taffeta, alternating stripes of white with minute polychrome floral garlands and green with purple interlacing serpentines; floral sprigs and swags; wide pointed neck; short straight sleeves, long sharp point in front; hooked down back; lined with white linen.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harriet Ropes Cabot and Edward Jackson Lowell Ropes

American, about 1860

Object Place

United States

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Textiles and Fashion Arts