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Description

Cream; short waisted bodice w/ small "V" panel embroidered w/ leaves; "V" shaped panels inserted at sleeves; 2 rows of featherstitching down front; white work embroidery of leaves w/ net and flowers, w/ tucks and scalloped edge; back opening w/ drawstring at neck and waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1937.871
GUSN
39247

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