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Object Name Dress
Year Range from 1845
Year Range to 1850
Place of Origin Portsmouth, NH
Description Green and white striped silk taffeta evening gown with a woven polychrome floral design. Wide neckline with one-half inch of gathers across the front. Short sleeves trimmed with six rows of small tucks. U-shaped natural waistline with smocking in front. Bodice boned & lined with white cotton. Back closure with 19 brass hooks and eyes. Skirt attached to bodice. Full dome skirt with slight train. Skirt lined with glazed tan cotton. Seams piped. Hand sewn.
Accession Number 1975.3695