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Object Name Dress, Day
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1850
Description Light brown silk 2-piece dress . Jacket style, boned bodice with jewel neck, short peplum with “V” in back, set-in, straight sleeves ending in 2” black silk lace trim. Bodice lined in brown cotton. Narrow piping at neckline and shouldr seams.
Gored skirt, straight front, pleated sides and gathered back for greater fullness. Slight 4” train. Back hook and eye closure. Skirt lined at bottom 12” with brown glazed cotton. Hem covered by narrow brown braid.
43 1/2” Long back - 39 1/2” front - Waist 29”
Accession Number 1975.4546