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Day Dress with Pelerine
Maker unknown
Connecticut, 1825-1836
Silk, cotton, linen
1911-10-0
Gift of Mrs. Mary Thompson

Mary Stone Bryan wore this dress when she married Samuel Peck in Orange, Connecticut in 1836. Diagonal, v-shaped pleats on the bodice, fitted copper arms and a narrow pelerine capelet charecterize dresses of the mid-to-late 1830s.

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