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In August 1882, Peterson’s Magazine reported: “Velvet-figured goods will also be extensively worn next season." An example is this copper colored two-piece silk faille bustle dress, with plain sleeves and jacket effect. A cut-velvet front panel on the skirt includes a floral design resembling tulips.
About This Item
- Title: Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
- Creation Date: circa 1885
- Subject Date: circa 1885
- Media: silk, cotton, velvet
- Dimensions: 154.940 cm x 109.220 cm
- Local Code: 1993.300.363
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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