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Description

Stiffened cotton in a check weave resist-printed in brown, with stylized floral trail; bateau neck piped and gathered; vertical gathers to shirred waist; slightly pointed and piped waist; long sleeves with double sleeve with 2 rows of brown satin ribbon and bow; gathered cuffs with hook and eye closure; padded and lined with white cotton; hook and eye closure at back; skirt-unlined, and no waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1843-1850
Material
cotton (textile)
resist dyeing
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Floral Trail
Hand Stitched
resist dyeing
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.1350AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
38230

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