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Description

White cotton embroidered (whitework) w/ allover pattern of chevrons & dots. Small scale; scoop neckline w/ pearl button closure. Short puffed sleeves gathered & piped at cuff. High waist; no waistband; watch pocked at right front inseam. 2 pearl buttons on seam; double drawstring back; plain hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815
Material
cotton (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Chevron
chevrons (motifs)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Empire
Empire (style)
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1920.414
Credit Line
Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew
GUSN
12787

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