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"Shepherdess dress" in three part (alternate bodice)

Light blue taffeta quilted skirt (b); overdress (a) of taffeta in plaid of blue and chine in small-scale floral pattern, bustle back, trimmed with broad bands of blue taffeta and blue figured silk ribbon bows; alternate bodice (c) with same taffeta as overdress trimmed with figured blue silk...

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Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Reginald Fitz

American, about 1880

Object Place

United States

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Textiles and Fashion Arts