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Description

Printed white calico dress with allover pattern of purple leaves and berries; broad neckline with self ruffle. Armholes also trimmed with ruffle; no sleeves; bodice lined with white cotton, hook and eye closure down center front. Skirt gathered all around at waist with overlapping hook and eye closure. Pocket on right side; skirt is unlined; smocking at waist, center front, and back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Associated Building
Used At Marrett House (Standish, Me.). Original to Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1959.1231
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
46265

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