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Maternity Dress

1935.417 (RS80618)

Description

Plum cotton printed with medallions of multi-color bouquets and brown and white geometric medallions. 13 buttonholes down center front to hem with 9 self-covered buttons. Bands of contrasting fabric applied down center front from neck to hem. 2nd band of same from waist to hem. High neckline. Long sleeves with epaulets and buttoned turned back cuffs. Collar, epaulets, cuffs and tie belt of contrasting fabric. Bodice is boned and lined with tan cotton twill, with hook & eye closure down center front. Skirt gathered into waistband at back. Pocket on right side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1865
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing; Main Garments
Descriptive terms
Bouquet
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dress
Dress, Maternity
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
maternity
Maternity
Medallion
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.417
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
37774

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