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Yellow silk damask woven w/ geometric pattern of diamonds & squares; broad neckline; short sleeves w/ ruching & tulle net. Bust accentuated by fabric pleated & draped across at armscye w/ lace trim at "v" front panel. Bodice is boned & lined w/ linen; self-piping at neck, armscye & waist; waist is slightly pointed at front. Skirt pleated at front & gathered at back w/ cartridge pleats between shoulder; skirt lined w/ white cotton; hook & eye closure at back; darts at front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1833-1840
Material
cotton (textile)
damask
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
damask
Damask
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.1292
GUSN
38199
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