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Printed: vertical bands printed w/ Turkish/Middle Eastern mosque motif in multicolors; alternates w/ ombred band w/ small stylized flowers on stylized floral/geometric ground in shades of tan & plum. No collar; piped neck; armscye & waist at back; tuck at shoulder. Full long sleeves; princess seams at back; 4 brown velvet bands applied at center front from neck to hem & 2 bands at wrists. Boned bodice lining of tan cotton twill w/ hook & eye closure. Sleeves lined w/ olive silk; skirt lined w/ cream silk & wool fabric; cartridge pleats at waist. One large pocket on right; one smaller pocket at left. Hem bound w/ grey wool tape; brown velvet buttons at center front to hem. One tuck at hem; hem was shortened.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Domesticity
floral patterns
Geometric Floral
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
Leisure
leisure
Ombre
ombré
printing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
stylization
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
WRAPPER
Accession Number
1926.942
GUSN
31174

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