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Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire (Accredited Museum)
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Dress 1876-7, pale beige silk taffeta; the tight fitted bodice has a low square neck trimmed with bands of ruched silk and pleated silk tassels which run down the sleeves; the skirt is drawn to the back forming a bustle held with tapes, the hem is decoratively trimmed with puffs of silk finished with pleated silk tassels; the hemline is bound with silk satin.