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Dress

Part of the trousseau of Mrs. Montgomery Sears; a deep blue velvet dress in two parts; bodice fitted to waist, buttoned down center front, "V" neck, extending into skirt which forms long peplum in back, peplum trimmed with two blue satin bows with fringed ends, elbow length sleeves trimmed with...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley

French, 1877

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 77.8 cm (30 5/8 in.) Length (skirt): 104.9 cm (41 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3404a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk, blue velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes