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Description

White - broad, square neckline, short cap sleeves; Empire waist; whitework embroidery with flowering vine motif on sleeves, front bodice and around hem; border of French knots around hem; couched work around neckline of sleeves; slight hem; fullness between shoulders; 8 covered buttons at back; slight train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1808-1812
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Empire
Empire (style)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Possibly weddings
stitching
Vine
vines
Wedding
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1932.274
GUSN
34705

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