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Dress with a Cape

Description

The dress is anbergine paisley print with green, red and white accents- a slightly high waist with gathered skirt and a cross-over front bodice closing, and a round "Peter Pan" collar. Its long sleeves are large and puffed at the top and narrow to the wrist; the bodice is lined with natural linen. It is probably an English print. BaCapelet with high ruffled collar- bust length in matching fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
capes (outerwear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS WITH CAPE
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Women's Clothing
Dimensions
52 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.469A
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11138
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