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Dress

Caramel moire dress in 3 parts (a) plain bodice, (b) bead trimmed bodice and (c) skirt. Sleeves of plain bodice trimmed with narrow folds of cream colored satin, glass buttons down front; second bodice pointed front and back and trimmed with clear glass bead rosettes; skirt with slight train in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Morton Peabody Prince and Clement M. Burnhome

American, about 1870

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Center back (plain bodice): 53.7 cm (21 1/8 in.) Center back (beaded bodice): 43 cm (16 15/16 in.) Length (skirt): 141.8 cm (55 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.1237a-c

Medium or Technique

Moiré

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes