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Dress - Baptismal

Description

Long; white; "V" front panel w/ white work embroidery of central four petaled flower; scalloped neckline; turned cuffs on capped sleeves w/ ruffle; ruffle at back neckline; eyelet waistband; eyelet band of floral meander inserted at hem; scalloped and embroidered hem; drawstring neckline.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1858
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Geometric Floral
Hand Stitched
stitching
stylization
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1930.254
GUSN
33204

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