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Bridesmaid's dress

A bridesmaid's dress in two parts, white taffeta ground with chiné print of interlacing blue ribbon and small-scale rose serpentines with large sprays of flowers, purple predominating, at regular intervals, bodice boned and fitted to point in center front, laced down center back, fullness of...

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Provenance

Worn by Mary Cabot Briggs, October 1900

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. L. Cabot Briggs, in memory of his mother, Mary Cabot Briggs

American, 1900

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 34 cm (13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1772a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta, velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes