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c1885: American, silk: Length at CB 31.5". This is a very typical girl's party dress for the period. Alternating stripes of sheer material were prominent in both women's and girl's dresses. Made with much thought, seen in the double ruffles of the underdress sleeves, the overdress sleeves, the multiple ruffles of the skirt, and the underskirt. The low bustle effect in back and the long-waisted silhouette are appropriate for a young girl. The interior ties of the skirt create the bustle…