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This is unusually simple in design yet elegant in its unbroken black satin. The dramatic shape is the quintessential style of the 1890s. This was made by a little known Brooklyn dressmaker.
Marking: Label woven into petersham: "Mrs. Arnold/169 Clinton St./B-klyn"
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