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Dress

A dress in two parts, of cream colored silk twill printed with soft polychrome colors in all-over small-scale scrolling floral design; belonged to Mrs. William Sanders (Helen Livingston); (a) bodice square low cut neckline, fitted and boned with deep point center front and back, buttoned down...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hugh D. Scott

American (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), about 1880

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 38 cm (14 15/16 in.) Length (skirt): 106 cm (41 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.804a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes