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Description

Brown printed silk with woven plaid background; Bodice lined with cotton; skirt lined with glazed cotton; long bell shaped sleeves with 2 rows beige looped fringe; piping at shoulders and high neckline and waist; V shaped shirring at front; all around cartridge pleats; cuffs of sleeves lined with greenish silk; 10 covered button (same color as silk lining on sleeves). Hook and eye closure for lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1852-1857
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
gauze
printing (process)
rolling up
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Evening
evening dress (concept)
Floral
floral patterns
Gauze
Hand Stitched
Possibly gauze
printing (process)
rolling up
Serpentine
serpentine (shape)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1936.1143
GUSN
38916

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