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Reception dress
Reception dress
Date:
ca. 1865
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Printed Silk And Wool, Silk Taffeta Trim
Dimensions:
181 x 48 cm (71 1/4 x 18 7/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
61.45.1
Acquisition Date:
1961-12-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Lucy Boggs Truitt

Ecru silk with violet trim and violet print. Princess line gown with scallops of violet taffeta trimming CF and CB bodice, sleeves, skirt flounce and hem. High neck, pagoda sleeves, very full trained skirt for a crinoline.

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