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A=dress, B=matching belt. Plum wool printed w/ diamond shaped floral boquets in reds & green; boquets are arranged in rows. Standing collar; squared yoke front & "v"-shaped at back formed by applied (2) bands of dress fabric w/ red twill tape on top. Same bands at cuffs, front (left & right) & around hem; bodice has 9 covered buttons & buttonholes; piping at shoulder & waist. Pocket at right; bodice lined w/ brown twill cotton & boned at sides & back. Darts at front; hook & eye closure on left side; matching belt is trimmed w/ red wool twill tape & lined w/ glazed brown cotton. Cartridge pleats a back; 4 pleats in front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1866-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
resist dyeing
stitching
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Bouquet
Cotton
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Daywear
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
resist dyeing
rural
rural areas
stitching
Transfer Printed
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1932.2180AB
GUSN
35191

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