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Description

Black silk net embroidered w/ small scale floral sprigs; broad neckline trimmed w/ black silk braid; black satin piping at armscye. Long full sleeves shirred at wrists; tatted lace ruffle at wrist; hook & eye closure at neck in back. Skirt gathered to taffeta waistband; 4 tiers of ruffles below knee; silk braid header on top ruffle; unlined.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1832
Material
embroidering
lace (needlework)
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Net
net (textile)
Silk
silk (textile)
Sprig
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.568
GUSN
12842

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