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Description

A=Dress; B=Sash; C=Apron/Sash. White muslin. A=Dress - high piped neckline; long bell shaped sleeves w/ self-ruffle at armscye, elbow & cuff; inner sleeve of same is narrow w/ turned back ruffle. Wide waistband; skirt has cartridge pleats at back; narrow ruffle & wide flounce at hem w/ dust ruffle; 5 buttonholes; no buttons. B=Sash - 2 angled panels (shorter than panels of apron) w/ double ruffles all around; attached to waistband; rosette of same fabric at center back. C=Apron/Sash - 2 panels at front are shorter than the two panels at back; front panels are angled; back panels are pointed; double ruffles all around; attached to narrow band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1869
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Day Wear
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
stitching
summer (season)
Walking Wear
Women's clothing
Dimensions
56.5 x 54 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.433A-C
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50839

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