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Apron  Date: mid-19th century   Culture: American or European Medium: silk   Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edwin R. Metcalf, 1969 Accession Number: C.I.69.32.8

Apron Date: century Culture: American or European Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edwin R.

Bonhams : A pink floral striped silk bodice

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Light green & cream checked taffeta 1860's. Green silk trim cut in scallops, gathered on string, hand stitched to dress. 9 silk & tatted ball buttons. Skirt lined with tarlatan, bottom faced w/green braid & polished cotton. Coat sleeves look like pagoda sleeves. Bodice flat lined w/muslin. Pocket. Separate belt lined w/polished cotton, closes at front w/overlap & belt loop. Center bow in back. Waist & armscyes piped. Waist 22", bust 30, skirt front 41, back 47, circ 140", Back neck-waist 15.

Later green-and-cream checked silk dress with peplum belt, trimmed with green silk taffeta. Loops at waist for hanging dress on a hook.

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All The Pretty Dresses: Mid to Late Green Checked Dress. One piece with peplum belt to give jacket effect.

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