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Woman's dress

Dress, in two parts, made mostly of chiné taffeta, polychrome floral print on pale blue ground; bodice (a) with high-boned collar, bloused in front; lower part made of pleated point d'espirit and trimmed with machine-made lace; skirt (b), cut in gores, fitting snugly over hips and flaring to slight...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harriman Apsley Reardon

American, about 1900

Object Place

Boston, USA

Dimensions

51 cm (20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2535a-b

Medium or Technique

Taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes