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Description

Plum wool challis. Bodice printed with stylized floral medallion. Skirt is printed at border print of bands of pink ribbon edged with green foliate garland alternating same medallions of bodice. Border is of larger multi-color medallions with red ground enclosed by larger green leaves. Bodice has high neckline and boned darts. Long full sleeves have ruching and cuffs of pink and green band of skirt. Cuffs have hook and eye closure. Bodice has hook and eye closure down center front to waist. Princess seams in back. Tan glazed cotton lining throughout garment. White twill tape loop inside skirt at center back. Skirt has cartridge pleats all around waist. Pocket on right side of blue glazed cotton. Piped neckline and waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1858-1863
Material
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
day (time of day)
Day Wear
Daywear
DRESS
dresses (garments)
festoon (motif)
Floral Medallion
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
machine-made
medallions (ornament areas)
stitching
travel
Travel
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Wool Challis
Accession Number
1967.82
GUSN
47458

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