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Object Name
Ball Gown
Object Number
1974-20-6 A,B
Bodice - Pink satin, scoop neck, 1/4 length sleeves with lace cuff, lace ruffle at neck, lace up front comes to a point, 2 square bottomed flaps at back, double cord filled edge at bottom; false front of pink silk with 5 lace layers one overlapping the other; steel snaps added Skirt - pink satin with silk ribbon white waistband with steel hook; 2 side bustles pleated and swagged; front panel of multi-colored flowers painted on white silk ending in triangular flaps; white lace ruffle over 2 pleated overlapping ruffle of main material; back gathered at waist falling in train ending in triangular panels over pleated satin band over double layer of lace; net lined; large satin bows at joint of bustle and back panel
Date Made
ca. 1880
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