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Warp figured taffeta dress

Warp figured taffeta dress in three parts, taffeta striped blue and green with minute figure of small oval bud and tiny leaves, woven over blue stripe with extra maroon and yellow warps; bodice (a) high round neck, fitted to waist, buttoned down center front, short skirt below waist with pleated...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, and Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.

American, about 1870

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 46 cm (18 1/8 in.) Length (skirt): 109.1 cm (42 15/16 in.) Length (overskirt): 71 cm (27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2367a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk, taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes