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Woman's skirt

Full taffeta skirt with narrow waistband with back hook and eye closure; bands of narrow warp stripes in shades of blue, black, and white alternating with broader stripe of blue and yellow in a woven leaf pattern

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1860

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask (taffeta), cotton plain weave lining, metal hooks and eyes


Textiles and Fashion Arts