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Dress in four parts. Bodice of gray silk heavy taffeta trimmed with pink heavy silk taffeta, fitted tightly at waist, with separated pleated peplum in back, high neck trimmed with pleated ruching, buttoned down front, long sleeves. Skirt rather straight in front, fullness in back, slightly...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.

American, About 1875

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall (bodice): 72.5 x 63 cm (28 9/16 x 24 13/16 in.) Overall (skirt): 111 x 97 cm (43 11/16 x 38 3/16 in.) Overall (overskirt): 87 x 89.1 cm (34 1/4 x 35 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta ruched, silk knotted fringe, cotton lining, tape and tabs


Textiles and Fashion Arts