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Woman's dress

1825–30


Dimensions

59 x 78 cm (23 1/4 x 30 11/16 in.) Overall approximate flat measurement for hanging storage

Accession Number

53.197

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded satin, net trim, and glazed linen lining

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Collections

Americas , Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes

Dark brown satin bodice with all over sprays of roses, candy tuft and other small flowers brocaded with polychrome silks, short waisted, with wide flaring neck, hooked down center back, long straight undersleeves with short full puffed oversleeves, boned and lined with white linen; narrow ruching of stiffened sheer cotton at edge of sleeves. Tag saying, Mrs. Inches.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates