DescriptionRoyal blue, silk moiré visiting dress. Black soutache cording embellishes the dress. Dress closes in the front with metal hooks and eyes and black thread-covered wooden buttons.
Silk moiré, soutache cording
17 inches (shoulder), 32 inches (bust), 25 inches (waist), 54 inches (length-front), 63 inches (length-back)
Worn by Margaretta Sophia Howard Ridgely (1824-1904).
Estate of Miss Eliza Ridgely.
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