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Dress

late 1790s


Dimensions

144 x 36 cm (56 11/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1968

Medium or Technique

Silk with linen underbodice, and silk drawstring

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Collections

Americas , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of dark blue-green silk; low square-cut neck, fullness of bodice in front, gathered with a drawstring at neck and at waist; fullness of skirt in back in pleats; long sleeves; linen underbodice.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth B. Dieffenbach