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Dress

Afternoon dress with fichu. Biscuit silk damask with floral motif. Wide boat neckline, detached pleated band across bustline. Full-length sleeves, fullness gathered by wide bands of smocking below shoulder line and above wrist, narrow slit cuffs with hook-and-eye back closure. Matching fichu...

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Provenance

Possibly worn by a Mrs. J.M. Roe.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, 1830–40

Accession Number

44.343

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes