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Two-piece dress (bodice)

Light blue silk taffeta, trimmed with narrow café-au-lait bands. Bodice (a) cut like fitted jacket, pointed in front with draped tail behind; peplum all around; V neck; self buttons down front; three-quarter length sleeves. Skirt (b) flat in front, gathered behind; two shaped panels at sides....

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield

American (possibly Boston), About 1875

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts