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Dress

Gray silk taffeta trimmed with bands of chine printed floral designs on white taffeta, taupe and white silk fringe on bodice and overskirt. Belonged to wife of English surgeon in America during the Civil War.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Susan C. Crampton

French, about 1855

Object Place

France

Dimensions

59 cm (23 1/4 in.) L. centre back of neck to centre lower edge, including fringe .590

Accession Number

44.810a-c

Medium or Technique

Chiné painted taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes