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Dress in 3 parts: long-sleeved bodice, skirt and evening bodice. Black taffeta with deep pink and black stripes; long-sleeved bodice fitted, high necked, shoulder line and edge of sleeves trimmed with black silk and bead fringe, buttoned down front; most of fullness of skirt in back, slightly...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie Childs

American, about 1860

Object Place

United States


Center back (bodice): 36.7 cm (14 7/16 in.) Center back (skirt): 118.5 cm (46 5/8 in.) Center back (evening bodice): 26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number



Textiles and Fashion Arts