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Description

A woman's dress in brown cotton print patterned with green and white floral sprigs and leaves, with a round neckline and front center bodice closing with hook and eye (later) at the waist- slightly raised waistline with gathered skirt. Very full puffed sleeves, which are narrow at the shoulder to the wrist; the hem is lined with a brown/ecru print and the bodice is lined with a natural linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Women's Clothing
Dimensions
51 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.468
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11137

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