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Dress

Dress, in two parts; (a) printed cotton polonaise, cream colored background with all-over small-scale finely drawn fantastic floral design; printed in gray, black, and white; high round neck, buttoned down two thirds front length with black velvet covered buttons, long bell shaped sleeves, neck...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)

American, about 1880

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall (polonaise): 104.8 cm (41 1/4 in.) Length (skirt): 98.7 cm (38 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.437a-b

Medium or Technique

Polonaise: Cotton and organdy; printed cotton, drawnwork, velvet. Skirt: Cotton; cambric, eyelet embroidery, Valenciennes lace, linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes