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Description

Cream silk and wool challis printed with green and brown vines; round neck; piping at neck and armseyes; narrow shoulder yoke trimmed with braid and fancy buttons; bodice gathered to self waistband; center front button plaxket; 3/4 length sleeves gathered to 1-button cuff trimmed with braid; skirt gathered to self waistband and buttoned to muslin inner waistband of bodice; horizontal tuck above hem. Bodice and sleeves lined with white cotton muslin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
appliqué (technique)
braiding
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
muslin
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Braided
braiding
Challis
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Girls' clothing
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Muslin
muslin
printing (process)
scrolling foliage
silk (textile)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's Clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.185
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11483

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