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Description

A=Dress; B=Belt; C=extra fabric. Wool & cotton weave; black & gold ikat. A=Dress - Boned; red, blue & gold floral border band applied around neckline, down center front & around hem & cuffs. Cotton lining in tan twill; piping at waist front & shoulder seams; drawstring gather at back waist. Pleats at front waist of skirt; gathered waistback; right front pocket; glazed cotton lining; hem edged w/ green wool tape. 7 covered buttons & buttonholes from neck to waist w/ decorative false buttons from waist to hem. B=Belt - matched applied floral border; lined w/ brown glazed chintz; hook & eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1876
Material
cotton (textile)
ikat
machine-made
printing (process)
stitching
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing; Main Garments
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
ikat
Ikat
machine-made
Maternity
Possibly maternity
printing (process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1984.6A-C
GUSN
50411

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