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Description

Red; high neckline; short sleeves with piping and drawstring. Four covered buttons at front; high waistline; pocket at right front. Brown velvet waistband; trimmed at front and hem. One pearl button at neck; two cotton ties at waist inside with metal rosette clasp outside. Bodice lined with white cotton; fullness at back between shoulders. Pink ribbion ruching at hem; hem lined with linen band. Woolen dress shields; panels inserted at side seams; watch pocket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1815
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
Empire
Empire (style)
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1926.938
GUSN
31172

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