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High necked dress

American
about 1885


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

128 cm (50 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.89

Medium or Technique

Satin, silk High Necked Dress

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

American, about 1885. High necked dress with inner standing collar and outer turned back collar, hooked down center front, three quarter length sleeves, skirt straight in front but bustle arrangement in back and elaborate drapery over hips in back, front panel, both collars, and ornamental tabs in back of gold brocaded white satin in rose design, rest of dress pale cafe au lait silk twill, bows of same material faced with yellow satin trim center front opening, bustle effect arranged by heavy buckram laces and ties under skirt.

Provenance

American, about 1885

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwina Curtis Rubenstein