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Accession Number: 1995.189.3
Collection: Textiles & Decorative Arts - Costumes
Maker/Author: Unknown (Maker)
Place Made: USA
Date Made: 1850-1853
Dress; cream cotton mull with purple flowers, print ikat. Sheer fabric with purple and burgundy floral sprays and a geometric motif somewhat resembling a checkerboard. Wide neckline trimmed with narrow lace. Short double puffed sleeves, trimmed in lace. Bodice is gathered at waist, which is banded. Below waist, skirt is gathered and floor length. bodice is lined and boned. Center back closure on bodice lining consists of ten hooks and eyes. On bodice itself, there are three small crochet covered buttons. Button closure hides hooks and eyes.
Clothing and dress; Costume.; Costume--Women--Main garment
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