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Evening dress

Evening dress of pale gray and lavender changeable taffeta, a square neckline, hooked down center back, shoulder straps of taffeta, short sleeves with ruffled edges, crossing folds forming under bodice in front of pink net and tulle, bell shaped skirt forming train in back, six inserts of point...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1900

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta); point d'esprit lace, silk embroidery, tulle


Textiles and Fashion Arts