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Description

A=Dress; B=Capelet. A=Dress - Cream wool w/ woven cream silk check & printed w/ floral trail & floral sprays; "v" neckline w/ appliqued tucked panel w/ pleats at pointed waist. Long fitted sleeves edged w/ cotton net; piping at waist, center front & neckline; cartridge pleats all around; bodice is boned & lined w/ white cotton. B=Capelet - matching cape w/ ruffled & piped hem; lined w/ white cotton; hook & eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1843-1847
Associated Building
Original to Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Floral Trail
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1959.1213AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
46249

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