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Dress

Description

Long; tan/discolored white; open neckline w/ embroidered pointed panel at front and points on short puffed sleeves; eyelet waistband; hem embroidered w/ stylized flowers like bodice; scalloped and embroidered hem; net inserts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1829
Inscriptions
Handwritten note sewn onto center front (removed--see file): ""#1 Exhibiter--Cynthia Grace Austin. Handmade baby dress embroidered by a relative in Salem, Massachusetts and sent to Permambuco, Brazil for Gideon Tucker Mansfield, when he was a baby. Born March 12, 1829.""
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Geometric Floral
Hand Stitched
Infant Boys' Clothing
stitching
stylization
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1988.394
GUSN
41988

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