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Description

Gauze, blue and black stripe with white stripe; Bodice (.493) horizontal stripes; bishop's sleeves with epaulets trimmed with passementerie with black silk fringe; same passementerie at cuffs; close round neck with self piping; boned lined with brown cotton; sleeves lined with black silk; 12 small black covered buttons (with spiral motif) down center front; bodice slightly pointed/rounded at front; princess seams at back; cotton loops at side seams; matching skirt (fragments.492 & .494) with horizontal stripes

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Material
cotton (textile)
gauze
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
gauze
Gauze
Hand Stitched
Leno Weave
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1928.493
GUSN
12800

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