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Title DRESS, (3 PC.) LAVENDER TAFFETA (L. IMAGE SHOWS ALTERATIONS �
THAT WERE REMOVED)
Description 3 PC. LAVENDER TAFFETA DRESS. BODICE: SHORT, FITTED & BONED. POINTED FRONT & BACK, TRIMMED AROUND NECK & DOWN FRONT �WITH LAVENDER & ORCHID RIBBON (A MUCH LATER ADDITION- THIS WAS �TAKEN OFF 4/12/2003 & 'TURNED' BACK NECKLINE WAS FLATTENED OUT TO� ORIGINAL SHAPE). DROPPED SHOULDER SEAMS, SLIGHTLY FITTED SLEEVES� ENDING AT FOREARM WITH RUCHING & NET TRIM. SKIRT: LARGE �WAIST, SECTION OF CARTRIDGE PLEATS & IN-SEAM POCKET. LEATHER �
WAISTBAND LINED IN PAISLEY COTTON. LINED NEAR HEM WITH �CHEESECLOTH. OVERSKIRT: SHORT IN FRONT, SHORT TRAIN IN BACK. �SKIRT & BODICE HAVE BEEN RECONFIGURED. EXTRA PIECE ON BODICE �FRONT WAS REMOVED.
Date 1860-1870
Made UNKNOWN
Place of Origin UNKNOWN
Material TAFFETA
Catalog Number 0000.1089A,B,C&D
Object Name DRESS