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Object Name Dress
Year Range from 1860.0
Year Range to 1865.0
Description 1: H/24 1/2”; W/18 1/4”; 2: H/46”; W/15 1/2”. Plaid silk taffeta-purple ground with black banding. 1: Bodice. High round neck, no collar. Front closure with 8 large round black fabric covered buttons. Fabric eye at top. Long curved sleeves. Cuffs trimmed with 2 bands of black velvet ribbon. Lined with tan cotton. Not boned. Straight raised waist. 2: Skirt. Sewn into waistband. Flat in front, gathered in back. 1 pocket on right. Inside hem lined with tan glazed cotton edged with black wool tape. Trailing skirt. Machine & hand sewn.
Accession Number 1975.4907