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Two-piece dress (bodice)

Changeable lavender-beige silk faille, trimmed with café-au-lait and pink silk flounces and pipings. Bodice (a) has deep point in front, short tails behind; high V neck, buttons down front; trimmed at neck and cuffs with white gauze-like silk. Skirt (b) flat in front, gathered and draped behind,...

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Provenance

Believed to have been part of trousseau of Kate Fuller of Boston

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield

American (probably Boston), 1874

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Accession Number

60.903a

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes