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Object Detail

A green taffeta bodice with two-piece sleeves, a narrow neck band and a shoulder line that has been moved back. There are eight green fabric-covered buttons lining the centre front with handsewn button holes. The cuffs are layered with horizontal tucks, followed by a row of kilting and a full piece of taffeta. There are several shaped darts and a set of tails that are edged with fabric-covered buttons on the back. There is another row of kilting under the tails. The front of the garment is shaped with darts that flare out at the waist. It is stiffened with bones on the front and side seams.
Production Date
Circa 1870
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Subject Category
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