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Dress

Silk plaid dress in shades of brown, taupe, white and black, fitted bodice, button down front, high round neck, long bell shaped sleeves and short flounces at shoulder seam, both sleeves and flounces at shoulder seam, both sleeves and flounces edged with brocaded fringed ribbon, full skirt with...

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Provenance

Worn by donor's grandmother, Clarissa Harlowe Lewis (Mrs. Stephen SMith), born 1802, of Chatham, Mass.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice C. Smith

American, About 1855–60

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

54.1015

Medium or Technique

Silk, brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes