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Description

White sheer cotton; round neck edged with lace; 5 covered buttons in center placket with loops; 3 vertical embroidered bands of floral trail front and back with tucks, openwork and feather stitching in between; piped armseyes; long sleeves gathered to embroidered cuff edged with lace; full skirt gathered to bodice; 2 horizontal embroidered bands-- floral trail and openwork above deep hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
lace (needlework)
openwork
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Boys' Clothing
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Geometric Meander
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
meanders (patterns)
Open Work
openwork
stitching
Women's Clothing
People and organizations
Richard Bartlett Peirce
Accession Number
1993.183
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11482

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