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A dress of taffeta in woven plaid of black, white, green, and red; fitted and boned bodice in deep point center flaring low cut neckline, short straight sleeves edged with plaid velvet ribbon band, fullness of skirt pleated in center front, gathered rest of way around skirt; fabric tending to...

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Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1850

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Silk plain weave (plaid silk taffeta), silk velvet, cotton plain weave lining, metal hooks and eyes


Textiles and Fashion Arts