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Dress - Baptismal

Description

Long; sheer cotton; cream; bodice "V" panel, embroidered w/ fine white work; lace neckline w/ drawstring; silk cream bows at shoulders and hem; sleeves trimmed w/ lace and embroidery; drawstring waist; ruffles extend from shoulder to hem and are trimmed w/ lace and white work; skirt panel w/ same fine white work; 2 bows and ruffle at hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1851
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Christening
christenings
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Floral Trail
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1923.516
GUSN
29967
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