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Dress of pale peach colored taffeta

Dress of pale peach colored taffeta with vertical white silk warp figured stripes alternately wide in elaborate meander and narrow in chevron design, tightly fitted bodice coming to deep V in center front, hooked down center back, short sleeves, wide flaring neck, neck and sleeves trimmed with...

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Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, mid-19th century, about 1840

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Silk; taffeta, lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts