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1991.91 (RS80623)

Description

Plum silk; drawstring neckline; skirt front gathered on self-tie in a drop-front style; bodice lined with linen; hem lined with polished cotton. Inset under armhole for length of sleeve; self-cuffs; possibly shortened; fullness at back between shoulders. Possible maternity garment. Dress altered, visible evidence of earlier seams in bodice.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1797-1808
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing; Main Garments
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Maternity
Possibly maternity
Silk
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1991.91
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret L. Platt
GUSN
12890

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