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Woman's day ensemble in brown and black silk moiré taffeta

Attributed to:
Louvinia Price, American, 1857 - 1935  Search this
Owned by:
Lucy Louvinia Cordice, American, 1915 - 1995  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk taffeta
Dimensions:
L x W (jacket): 28 × 25 1/2 in. (71.1 × 64.8 cm)
Sleeve (jacket): 23 1/4 in. (59.1 cm)
L x W (skirt): 44 × 146 in. (111.8 × 370.8 cm)
Waist (skirt): 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm)
Type:
jackets
skirts
Place made:
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1860-1874
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.159ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Exhibition:
Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd589941e14-87b8-4c09-beca-c69060e1a5cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.159ab
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