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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Blue, black, white and greenish-tan taffeta bodice

American
About 1860


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

52.246

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Round, high neck; hooked down front; long, bell-shaped sleeves, each made of eight gores with seams trimmed with blue silk galloon; body lined with tan cotton twill, sleeves with white lutestring; blue taffeta ruching on inside of edge of sleeves.

Provenance

1952, gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham to the MFA. (Accession date: February 14, 1952); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham