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Description

(A) Bodice; (B) Skirt. Cream dotted swiss - exaggerated leg o' mutton sleeves. Broad neckline with winged collars with scalloped edge. Shirred front; V-shaped back with piping. Hook and eye closure; bodice lined with cotton. No cuffs, only piped edge; seams of sleeves also piped. Plain skirt gathered around cotton waist band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1833
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dotted Swiss
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1971.1896AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12859

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