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Image 01: Girl's Dress

Girl's Dress, Made in United States, North and Central America, c. 1842-45. Artist/maker unknown, American. Worn by Mrs. Martin L. Dresser (Sarah Jane Smith), born 1839. Wool plain weave, wool braid, silk twill ribbon. Gift of Mrs. H. H. La Ment, 1966.


Image 02: Girl’s Dress: Bodice and Skirt

Girl’s Dress: Bodice and Skirt. Artist/maker unknown, American. Worn by Florence Fox, born 1873


Image 03: Woman’s Hoop Skirt

Woman’s Hoop Skirt, c. 1865. Cotton-covered spring steel hoops, cotton tapes, leather bindings, metal buckle and fasteners. Made by the Bridgeport Skirt Company, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Gift of Mrs. James Mapes Dodge


Image 04: Adult’s Cape

Adult’s Cape, Mid-19th century. Wool plain weave, cotton plain weave, cotton batting, cotton velveteen. Made in United States. Gift of Mrs. William A. Jaquette


Image 05:

Woman’s Dress, c. 1850. Silk brocade, cotton/linen lace. Made in United States. Gift of Dr. Stephen Pintard Ryan


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