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Woman's dress in two parts (bodice)

Black machine made lace dress in two parts, (a) bodice fitted, buttoned down center front with jet buttons, lined throughout with heavy black satin, V neck with slight standing collar at back, long sleeves puffed at shoulder, slight peplum effect in back, deep flounce all around bottom of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles

French, about 1890

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Overall (bodice): 52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.) Length (skirt): 101 cm (39 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Lace, satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts