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- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Dresses - Stomacher-front gowns'
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Dresses fastened in front in the mid 18th century manner, 1800-1830: the high stomacher where a flap of the skirt was joined to the bodice like an apron bib and pinned at shoulder level; or the low stomacher in which the skirt flap was closed by a wrapping front.