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Dress

Description

Royal 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.

Creator

unknown

Date

1860s

Materials

Silk moiré, soutache cording

Dimensions

17 inches (shoulder), 32 inches (bust), 25 inches (waist), 54 inches (length-front), 63 inches (length-back)

Resource ID

218

Notes

Worn by Margaretta Sophia Howard Ridgely (1824-1904).

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Eliza Ridgely.

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

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