Dress, 1837-1842

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Gray silk taffeta
Gift of Friends Library of Swarthmore College, 1982

Hannah Builder Trusted wore this dress to several of her children's weddings. The six tucks across the front of the bodice create a V-shape that emphasizes the small waist and wide shouldered profile that was popular during this period.

Accession Number: _1982.5.6 - Click To Request Information.

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