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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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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


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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts