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Dress

Date:
ca. 1814
Culture:
American
Medium:
linen
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Howard E. Cox, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.230.1
Not on view
The Empire fashion waist was just under the bust, truncating the torso. Quilted corsets with side boning and a long center-front busk reinforced the columnar silhouette. As the shoulders are held back, the bust seemed even higher.
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