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Description

White embroidered w/ silver metallic stars & dots all over; neckline gathered in front; piped Empire waist. Short sleeves gathered on outer edge w/ ruffle; 7 self-covered buttons w/ stars; fullness gathered at back on drawstring. Slight train; sleeves lined w/ linen; probably embroidered in India.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1808-1812
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
metallic (color attribute)
stitching
super
thread
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Fiddle Thread
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
metallic (color attribute)
Mull
Statue
statues
stitching
super
thread
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1932.272
Credit Line
Gift of Frances Greely Curtis
GUSN
34704

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