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1918.1656 (RS80610)

Description

Beige & brown woven ombred stripe of damask pattern of serpentine stems w/ leaves in between. Leg o' mutton sleeves w/ shirred wrists. Piped waistband & neckline. Skirt gathered all around. Hook & eye closure at waist. Bodice & sleeves lined w/ cotton (3/4 only in sleeves). Three ruffles w/ piping at hem; hem lined w/ brown glazed cotton.

Details

Label
In exhibition "Fashion on the Ohio Frontier: 1790-1840" at the Kent State University Museum, July 26, 2003-January 18, 2004. Displayed with matching spencer, #1918.1641.
Maker
unknown
Date
1826-1827
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1918.1656
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
28587
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