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Dress worn by wife of Fort Snelling commander
Green brocade and watered silk machine-stitched dress with a floral design and black velvet stripes and buttons, circa 1860-1865. The dress was worn by Anna McVean McLaren, wife of General Robert Neil McLaren, commander at Fort Snelling from 1862 to 1865. In 1860 Anna was 28 years old. The couple had a 2 year-old son, Archibald, and a daughter, Jane, on the way.
Content Category: artifacts
16 1/2 inches length (8781.1.A: top)
17 inches width (8781.1.A: top)
43 1/2 inches length (8781.1.B: skirt)
9 1/2 inches width (8781.1.B: skirt, at waist)
29 inches width (8781.1.B: skirt, at bottom)
velvet (fabric weave)
Owned by: MacLaren, Anna McVean
MacLaren, Robert Neil
Used at: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Clothing. Women's Dresses. 1860s
Use: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1865
A three-dimensional model, in pdf file format, is available for this object.
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8781.1.A,B (Accession Number)