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Dress

A dress in two parts, of cream colored slightly ribbed silk; bodice (a) fitted, slightly longer in front than back, in square line, buttoned down center front, "V" shaped neckline, long bell shaped sleeves, trimmed around neck, bottom edge, and on sleeves with pleated ruffle of white tulle edged...

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Credit Line

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

American, about 1875

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 48.7 cm (19 3/16 in.) Length (skirt): 112.6 cm (44 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.755a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes