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Dress of white silk moire

American
mid-19th century, about 1840


Object Place, USA

Dimensions

134.6 x 61.0 cm (53 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

53.194

Medium or Technique

Silk striped moire and glazed cotton lining

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of white silk moire with bands of vertical stripes of white and ight purple satin, tightly fitted bodice coming to deep point center front, hooked down center back, long straight in front with folds of self material, full skirt gathered evenly all around; several brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates