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Two-piece dress (bodice)

Café-au-lait silk taffeta, trimmed with bright greenish blue taffeta pipings and facings. Bodice (a) cut like open jacket, with flaring skirt all round; V neck; three quarter sleeves; self buttons, with blue stars, down front. Skirt (b) shows seven vertical panels, alternately flat and puffed,...

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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


Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts