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Purple velvet bodice (right sleeve missing)

Purple velvet bodice (right sleeve missing), buttoned down center front, high round neck, fitted with short skirt in peplum-like arrangement at back, trimmed with purple taffeta bows and ties, long bell shaped sleeve finished with self flounce, upper bodice lined with white taffeta, skirt lined...

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Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr., and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

French, about 1875

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Medium or Technique

Velvet, taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts