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Dress in two parts

An evening dress in two parts of black chiffon with all over small-scale floral swag brocaded with light blue, pink and green silks; bodice; (a) fitted and boned with wide flaring neckline and short puffed sleeves, pink satin draped sash with bow and long streamers in center back, neckline trimmed...

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Provenance

Dress worn by Mary Cabot Briggs in 1890

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. L. Cabot Briggs, in memory of his mother, Mary Cabot Briggs

French, About 1890

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

54.1767a-b

Medium or Technique

Chiffon, brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes