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A skirt of white taffeta

American
about 1860


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

110.3 cm (43 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.479

Medium or Technique

Taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A skirt of white taffeta trimmed with three deep flounces of white taffeta appliqué on net in flowering vine design with pinked scalloped edges, skirt full all the way around, with front and side fullness with pleats at waistband, gathered at center back. (Skirt said to have been worn by the Parker ladies.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harriet Ropes Cabot and Edward Jackson Lowell Ropes