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American, 1880-1885. Dress in two parts, woven with silk and alpaca with cream colored background having small self figure of clovers, over this is a small spray of roses and thistles in a twisted horn brocaded with brilliant polychrome silks, tightly fitted at waist, long waisted, with point...

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American 1880-1885.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwina Curtis Rubenstein

American, 1880

Object Place



Overall (dress): 75 x 61 cm (29 1/2 x 24 in.) Other (dress): 66.5 cm (26 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and apaca figured weave, silk lace, silk chiffon, cotton twill lining, whalebone, and button closures


Textiles and Fashion Arts