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Description

Full length dress with long, flaring sleeves, gathered at waist. Made of linen fabric with all-over repeated pattern of blue flowers, olive-green leaves, and brown and blue birds on a cream-colored ground. Lace trim sewn around neck and wrists. Center back closure with three buttons. One part of a medieval costume.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940-1970
Material
hand sewing
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
hand sewing
leaf (plant material)
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1993.160.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eliza Kimball, Helen Chase Kimball-Brooke, and Mrs. H. Thomas Byron, Jr.
GUSN
173532

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