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Object ID 1996.050.001
Object Name Dress
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift of Dorothy Wardell
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1860
Description Hand-stitched, one piece, brown and white checked silk dress with a high neck and full-length skirt with two flounces. The bodice has a padded bust and ten whalebone stays and is front closing with seventeen hooks and eyes (two eyes missing). The hem and edge of each silk flounce is trimmed with silk braid trim. The long pagoda sleeves are untrimmed.
Dimensions W-16 L-55.5 inches
Dimension Details Width at shoulders; 26" waist
Subjects Dresses
Clothing & dress
Search Terms Dresses
Nineteenth Century
Material Silk; polished cotton lining