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Description

Cream cotton with silk pinstripe; printed with bands of ogee and diamond medallions in green, blue and pinks; bodice has gathered and padded front; waist has wide piping and narrow piping at armscye and seams at front and back; long straight sleeves trimmed with lace; bodice lined with cream cotton twill; skirt gathered all around; hook and eye closure at back; hem lined with stiffened cotton; slightly pointed waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1850
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Diamond
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
lozenges
Medallion
Ogee
ogee arches
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
stripes
Transfer Printed
Travel
travel
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1967.83
GUSN
47459

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