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Dress

Description

Gold silk taffeta ball gown featuring floral motifs embroidered with blue, lavender, royal purple, gold, orange, pale green, and dark green silk thread. The bodice's neckline and sleeve cuffs are trimmed with silk-net lace.

Creator

unknown

Date

1868

Materials

Silk taffeta, silk net

Resource ID

2549

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvia Wallis

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.