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Description

Sheer; embroidered allover w/ silver metallic stars; drawstring neckline at front & back. High waist w/ fullness & drawstring at back; hook & eye at inner waistband; short, puffed sleeves gathered at shoulder. Hem embroidered w/ silver thread w/ scallops, bunches of grapes & leaves; train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1808-1812
Location of origin
India
Material
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
stitching
thread
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Empire
Empire (style)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
metallic (color attribute)
Possibly silk (textile)
Silk
silver (metal)
Silver Thread
Star
stars
stitching
thread
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1940.485
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Hope Gray
GUSN
40613

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