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Wedding dress

(a) Length at CB: 28 1/2 in. (72.4 cm) (b) Length at CB: 60 in. (152.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Ethel O. Blanpied, 1950
Accession Number:
C.I.50.7a, b
Not on view
Marking: [label] (on waistband) "E. Pasquier / Robes et Manteaux / 30 Rue de 4 septembre / et 78 des Capucines"
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