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

Dress of chiné taffeta with pink and yellow peonies on white ground, in two parts (bodice and skirt); (a) bodice with wide low cut neck and elbow length sleeves of white finely fluted chiffon, bodice neckline and sleeve edges trimmed with white and black tulle, front hook and closure,...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, About 1901

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Center front: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.) Center back: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave chiné (taffeta), tulle, chiffon, metal hooks and eyes


Textiles and Fashion Arts