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    1877 black silk day dress - Met museum

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    Dress Mrs. F. M. Carroll (American) Date: 1877 Culture: American Medium: silk, mother-of-pearl Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 67 in. (170.2 cm) Length at CB (b): 51 in. (129.5 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. William F. Greegan, 1955 Accession Number: 2009.300.2432a, b> Great back detail

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