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Description

Cream challis w/ woven stripes & printed w/ red & green flowers & rosebuds. Bateau neckline; tucked at neckline to middle of bodice. Trapezoidal applique on front; long sleeves shirred & ruffled w/ 5 covered buttons. Fullness below w/ fitted cuffs; gathered all around. Skirt shirred to bodice; bodice lined w/ white cotton. Hem lined w/ linen; hook & eye closure at back & wrists.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1837-1841
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Challis
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1922.288
GUSN
29452

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