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Title DRESS, (2 PC.) SILK PLAID
Description 2 PC. SILK TAFFETA REDDISH BROWN, WHITE, GREEN & BLACK PLAID �DRESS LINED WITH BROWN POLISHED COTTON. BODICE: SMALL STAND-UP �COLLAR. TIGHTLY FITTED, BONED (1 MISSING) WITH 10 BRASS HOOKS �& EYES AT CENTER FRONT OPENING. CLOSELY FITTED SLEEVES WITH �GATHERS AT SHOULDER SEAMS & WRISTS, BOUND INTO 2" CUFFS. �EMBELLISHMENT OF BROWN & GREEN, SILK CHENILLE FRINGE: 1 ROW ON �SLEEVES, 2 ROWS ON FRONT & U-SHAPED SECTION ON UPPER BACK. 2 �ROSETTES AT CENTER FRONT WITH PAIRS OF TASSELS. (GORGEOUS) SKIRT:� 1 BUTTON CLOSURE AT WAIST WITH TINY PLEATS ALL AROUND. 1 IN-SEAM� POCKET. ADDITION OF SLEEVELESS, OPEN SIDED UNDERSHIRT STYLE �BODICE ADDED IN 20TH CENTURY. HEM HAS ADDITIONAL LINING OF BLACK �COTTON & IS BOUND WITH ROUNDED RED/BROWN TWILL TAPE. SKIRT HAS �BEEN RECONFIGURED.
Date C. 1850S
Made UNKNOWN
Place of Origin UNKNOWN
Material SILK, COTTON, POLYESTER
Catalog Number 0000.1085A&B
Object Name DRESS