Dress

Dress worn by Mrs. Dutee (Abby) Green; made of taffeta striped horizontally brown and greenish blue and having narrow bands of white and black with broad and narrow vertical stripes of purple satin; fitted bodice, pointed in front, trimmed with folds of self material from shoulder to center front of neck; long straight sleeves with short cap oversleeves; high neck at back; full skirt; dress hooked up back; tan glazed cotton lining in bodice and underskirt of same.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

Dress

  • American, about 1840
United States
Dimensions
148 x 89 cm (58 1/4 x 35 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plaid woven and cotton-glazed lining, linen-glazed inner bodice lining, brass-colored hook and eye closures, whalebone, silk twill binding tape, and silk floss needleworked buttons
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
51.473
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