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Description

Long; white; "V" panel w/ elaborate embroidery; capped sleeves w/ 3 ruffles and same elaborate embroidery; eyelet waistband; 2 deep tucks at hem; ruffle at neck; drawstring neckline.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1852
Inscriptions
Handwritten note pinned at back neckline: ""Worn by Sarah Elizabeth Cummings born Dec. 22, 1852 Boston.""
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Geometric Floral
Hand Stitched
Infant Girls' Clothing
stitching
stylization
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1934.1701
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
37047

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