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Dress and matching cape (dress)

(a) Dress and (b) matching cape of printed challis; ground dark purplish-red with slightly serpentine stripes having minute flowers on cream ground; long fitted bodice coming to point in center front, buttoned down center front; three quarter length sleeves, slightly bell shaped with dropped...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice Bradford Lovett

American, about 1845

Object Place

United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed challis


Textiles and Fashion Arts