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White taffeta skirt

American
about 1880


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

105 cm (41 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.483

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered, Lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White taffeta skirt embroidered with brilliant polychrome silks in all-over design of floral sprays, larger and more closely spaced in front panel; tabbed lower edge with pink silk ruffle on center front panel; bottom edge of skirt faced with cream colored alpaca and machine made lace ruffle; skirt fuller and longer in back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harriet Ropes Cabot and Edward Jackson Lowell Ropes