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"Shepherdess dress" in three part (overdress)

American
about 1880
Maker Miss M. T. Splain


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

L. Center back 1.493 M.

Accession Number

46.424a

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light blue taffeta quilted skirt (b); overdress (a) of taffeta in plaid of blue and chine in small-scale floral pattern, bustle back, trimmed with broad bands of blue taffeta and blue figured silk ribbon bows; alternate bodice (c) with same taffeta as overdress trimmed with figured blue silk ribbon bows, machine-made lace in sleeves of overdress and neck of alternate bodice. Sleeves of alternate bodice have been removed.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Reginald Fitz