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Dress

American
About 1880–85


Object Place: America

Accession Number

53.538a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; appliquéd

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress, in two parts, of greenish brown (faded from green?) silk trimmed with dark green plush; bodice fitted and fastened down front with brass-and-cut steel buttons, turned back, rolled collar, inner, narrow standing collar; long sleeves with turned back cuffs; long skirt on bodice with peplum in back; elaborately draped and gathered skirt trimmed with self bows and appliqued bead floral motives.

Provenance

Through Mrs. Helen R. Moore

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Gertrude Bickford Hutchings by her cousins