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Woman's dress

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Woman's dress of light brown silk satin with puffed sleeves pleated at armseye; hook and eye closures down center back

Provenance

Inherited by the donor in December 1986; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of the Lamont, Rosenthal, Sullivan, and Walker Families

American, about 1827

Object Place

Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 118.1 cm (46 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.524

Medium or Technique

Silk satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes