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Dress

A dress in three parts, of sheer silk with groups of three narrow green vertical stripes repeated on white background; (a) bodice, wide flaring neck, sleeveless with ruching of white tulle held by bias band of dress fabric as sleeves, buttoned down center front with ornamental pleated panel over...

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Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr., and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

American, about 1865

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 21 cm (8 1/4 in.) Length (skirt): 106 cm (41 3/4 in.) Length (belt): 62.1 cm (24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.754a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes