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Fitted long-sleeved bodice (a) buttoned down front; high round neck; skirt (b), longer in back, with greatest part of fullness at back, bright blue and black line-checked taffeta.

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Mildred and Margaret Allen

American, about 1865

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1949a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; Blue and black plaid taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes