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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Piña cloth and silk; ruching


Textiles and Fashion Arts