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Graduation Dress

Description

White cotton groun printed with broad stripes in pink and blue; overprinted with brown circles and rectangles; band collar; 12 round metal buttons from collar to waist; peplume is hip length in front, extending to mid-calf in back and gathered at sides; long, narrow sleeves; matching skirt has white cotton waistband with no method of closure at center back placket; body of skirt has pleated to hip yoke; pleats are tacked inside to strip of cotton to hold them in place; pocket at right.

Details

Maker
Bemis, Minnie J. (Maker)
Date
1884
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
commencements
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Geometric
geometric patterns
gowns
Graduation
Hand Stitched
printing (process)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's Clothing
People and organizations
Minnie J. Bemis
Accession Number
1993.237
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11739

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