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Reception gown worn by Mary LeDuc
Two-piece claret-colored velvet and taffeta reception gown with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand and machine sewn. Made by dressmaker, Miss Jane E. Turner, New York for Mary LeDuc, September, 1877. Worn by Mrs. LeDuc at a White House reception with Mrs. Hayes, October 1877.
Content Category: artifacts
32 inches circumference (bust)
27 inches circumference (waist)
55 inches length (front length, not train)
Made by: Turner, Miss Jane E.
Made in: New York City, New York, United States
Used by: LeDuc, Mary Elizabeth Bronson
Used in: Hastings, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Used in: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Clothing. Women's Dresses. 1870s
Creation: Exactly 1877
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6062.62 A,B (Accession Number)