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Object Name Dress
Year Range from 1851
Year Range to 1854
Description 1) height: 31; width: 18; 2) height: 40 3/4; width: 11 3/4. Silk plaid taffeta in brown, tan & olive green. 1) Jacket: Round neckline with tan attached lace collar with deeply pointed edges. Front fastening with 15 brass hooks & eyes. 3 large green-brown watered (moire) silk ribbon bows down opening. Large bell sleeves with same ribbon bows near top of dropped shoulder. Sleeve openings & bodice broom trimmed with same ribbon. Tan lace with floral design under sleeves tacked in at 2 places 3/4 of the way up sleeves. Interior lined with brown glazed cotton. Fitted with 6 stays. 2) Skirt. Sewn directly into tan linen tape waistband. Lined with brown glazed cotton. Full all around waistband. Plain hem.
Accession Number 2007.41