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Ball gown Date: ca. 1868 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 13 in. cm) Length (b): 58 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mary Pierrepont Beckwith, 1969 Accession Number: b

Dress (image 3) | French | 1864 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1979.346.119a–d

Dress (image 3) | French | 1864 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1979.346.119a–d

1869 silk Day Dress: 2-piece magenta silk faille, trimmed w/looped black braid, jet buttons, and black silk tassels.  Bodice w/polonaise back.  Augusta Auction's states this is Nellie Grant's dress. Nellie Grant (1855-1922) was the third child and only daughter of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant and First Lady Julia Grant.  She would have been 14 in 1869.

1869 silk Day Dress: 2-piece magenta silk faille, trimmed w/looped black braid, jet buttons, and black silk tassels. Bodice w/polonaise back. Augusta Auction's states this is Nellie Grant's dress. Nellie Grant (1855-1922) was the third child and only daughter of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant and First Lady Julia Grant. She would have been 14 in 1869.

Ball gown Jacques Doucet  (French, Paris 1853–1929 Paris) Date: 1897 Culture: French Medium: silk

Ball gown Jacques Doucet (French, Paris 1853–1929 Paris) Date: 1897 Culture: French Medium: silk

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