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Description

White V-neckline, bodice shirred along center front with 3 bands of lace inserted; piping at seams; long leg o'mutton sleeves with bands of lace; 6 hooks and eyes at back waistband; fullness at back; double flounced hem embroidered with whitework scrolling leaves and flowers, scalloped edges, floral garland embroidered above ruffle seam.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1827-1828
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
stitching
super
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Empire
Empire (style)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
Garland
Hand Stitched
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Mull
stitching
super
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.630
GUSN
42207

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