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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Bright blue taffeta bodice

American
About 1860


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.245

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wide, low neck; short puffed sleeves; buttoned down back (buttons gone); body lined with tan cotton twill; leaves lined with white glazed cotton.

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