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Description

White muslin embroidered with five-pointed stars in silver metallic thread (silver has tarnished); high waist; gathered at bust and back; short puffed sleeves; drawstring neckline at back; train; hook and eye at back, waist; waistband lined with linen twill; skirt pleated at waistband at back. Back seam bound with linen tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1808-1812
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
metallic (color attribute)
stitching
thread
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Empire
Empire (style)
Fiddle Thread
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
metallic (color attribute)
Star
stars
stitching
thread
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1930.1234
Credit Line
Gift of Clara B. Winthrop
GUSN
12795

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