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A skirt of white taffeta

A skirt of white taffeta trimmed with three deep flounces of white taffeta appliqué on net in flowering vine design with pinked scalloped edges, skirt full all the way around, with front and side fullness with pleats at waistband, gathered at center back. (Skirt said to have been worn by the...

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Gift of Mrs. Harriet Ropes Cabot and Edward Jackson Lowell Ropes

American, about 1860

Object Place

United States

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Textiles and Fashion Arts