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Dress in two parts (bodice, skirt)

A dress in two parts, of white piña with narrow woven blue silk stripes, bodice with wide flaring neckline, short full sleeves with band of puffing, pointed center back, hooked down center front, skirt (b) full and trimmed with two deep self gathered flounces, flounces, sleeves, and bertha...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1850

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Center back (bodice): 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.) Center back (skirt): 117 cm (46 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.317.a-b

Medium or Technique

Piña cloth and silk; ruching

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes