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White taffeta skirt

White taffeta skirt embroidered with brilliant polychrome silks in all-over design of floral sprays, larger and more closely spaced in front panel; tabbed lower edge with pink silk ruffle on center front panel; bottom edge of skirt faced with cream colored alpaca and machine made lace ruffle;...

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Credit Line

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

American, about 1880

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered, Lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts