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Woman's dress in two parts (bodice and skirt)

Dinner dress of pale lavender chiffon velvet, bodice fitted and boned with deep point in center front, skirt bell shaped, rather plain in front with fullness increasing to back and forming with fullness increasing to back and forming short train, trimmed with white silk machine made lace and...

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Part of Mary Cabot Briggs' trousseau

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. L. Cabot Briggs, in memory of his mother, Mary Cabot Briggs

French, 1905

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Chiffon, velvet, lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts