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Day dress

Blue, green, pink plaid silk taffeta. Plain round neckline; pleated panel front bodice, double princess seams. Full-length sleeves into welted seam at natural shoulder, fullness and ease at elbow, short narrow slit cuffs with lace trim and hook-and-eye closures. Fullness of skirt gathered into...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or American, 1845–50

Object Place

France or United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts