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Description

Sheer cream; embroidered with chevron bands with small flowers alternating with narrow bands of drawn work. Drawstring neckline at front and back; center front seam on bodice; high, narrow waistband; short sleeves. Two pocket-like openings on side seams below waistband; fullness at back between shoulders at waist; train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1810
Material
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
embroidering
stitching
super
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Directoire
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Dress
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Mull
stitching
stripes
super
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1987.176
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Flavin
GUSN
51412

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