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Description

A=bodice, B=skirt, C=caplet Purple & white batiste w/ stripes, checks & floral stripes. Elbow length off-the-shoulder bell sleeves w/ lace trim. Bodice has shirring at waist; floral stripe at waistband; boned; hook & eye closure. Capelet edged w/ lace; skirt has cartridge pleats gathered at waistband. Handstitched; pocket on right side; bodice has piping at neck & shoulders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1853-1857
Material
batiste
piping (process)
shirring
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Batiste
batiste
Checked
checker pattern
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Piped
piping (process)
Shirred
shirring
stitching
Stripe
Striped
stripes
Summer
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1932.2026A-C
GUSN
33769

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