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Dress of brown satin

Dress of brown satin figured with rose-red silk in design of interlacing ribbon and floral serpentines with small floral motives in interspaces; fitted bodice coming to point at center front hooked down center front, lon leg-of-mutton sleeves with fullness at top pleated and held in place by...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Taylor Arms

Probably Italian, about 1840

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin, lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts