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Printed challis dress and matching cape (cape)

Printed challis dress and matching cape; cream ground with vertical stripes of fuzzy conventionalized small-scale leaves (?), alternately green and purple, small sprays red-blue flowers between leafy stripes; tightly fitted short bodice with gathered band of material across bust, wide neckline,...

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Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee

French, about 1830

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Printed challis


Textiles and Fashion Arts