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Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Sheer white linen. A=Bodice - has high neckline; 11 covered buttons down center front to waistband w/ hook & eye closure. Sleeves are piped at armscye; band of floral garland whitework at elbow w/ deep ruffle. B=Skirt - is gathered into white cambric waistband; front of skirt embroidered w/ floral garland whitework; hem has border of garland whitework.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1865
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
whitework
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
Linen
machine-made
Possibly linen (material)
stitching
whitework
Whitework
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1940.358AB
GUSN
12810

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