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Description

Long; white; bodice front has a "V" of embroidered flowers w/ net inserts and featherwork; same embroidery around sleeves to back, and down center back and hem; lace neckline and capped sleeves; eyelet waistband; hem has 2 bands of narrow tucks w/ band of embroidered floral sprigs w/ net inserts; drawstring neckline.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830s
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1929.631
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Otis Porter
GUSN
32723

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