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Dress in two parts; silk taffeta plaid of green, black and white; bodice buttoned down front with green and black figured belvet buttons; four-tiered sleeves trimmed with green and white galloon; round, high neck; full skirt, gathered in back, box pleat over each hip; knife pleats in front;...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

61 x 81 cm (24 x 31 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2222a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta, cotton twill lining, plush velvet buttons, silk ribbon trim, whalebone

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes