light brown silk dress, back closed w/ brass hooks and eyes and corded bodice; fullness at upper sleeve is tucked and secured w/ 3 rows of chain stitching; sleeve is finished w/ a 2" corded cuff of self fabric; full skirt is gathered at waistband, and has a pocket set in seam 6 1/2" down from waist; lower edges of skirt is bound w/ 1/2" wide brown tape; dress fully lined w/ white cotton; 9 hooks and 7 eyes
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Conner Prairie Historic Clothing Collection
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Textile fabrics -- History
Clothing and dress
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