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Fancy dress ball gown [bodice]

Gray silk satin brocaded in pink in floral motifs. Dress cut in 18th century manner. Boned bodice [a]; wide neckline, V-shaped pleated collar panel, fiddle-back seam ending in decorative button; short cap sleeves; welted boning and seams; hook and eye back closure; glazed cotton lining....

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Designed by Mrs. G. Lumb

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English (Exeter), Late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

Exeter, England

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Medium or Technique

Silk; satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts