Reception gown worn by Mary LeDuc

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Titles Reception gown worn by Mary LeDuc
Description 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.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 32 inches circumference (bust)
27 inches circumference (waist)
55 inches length (front length, not train)
Nomenclature dress (garment)
Materials silk (textile)
Creation Made by: Turner, Miss Jane E.
Made in: New York City, New York, United States
Subjects 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
Dates Creation: Exactly 1877
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6062.62 A,B (Accession Number)

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