Silk brocade, machine made lace
Overall: 50 x 26 in. ( 127 x 66 cm ) Part (waist): 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm)
Cream and gold silk brocade in a floral pattern dress (after a Dolly Madison costume at the Smithsonian); round open neckline; short fitted sleeves with a floral and leaf pattern machine-made bobbin lace oversleeve; v-pointed waistline into a round skirt open at the back to the waist; opening and skirt bottom trimmed with the same lace used on the sleeves; metal hook and eye fasteners up the back.
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