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Rust colored fine wool challis; white clover resist-print all-over pattern; round neck; bodice gathered to yoke; piping at neck, armscyl [?], waist; front open to below waist, no fastening; long, full sleeves shirred at shoulders, gathered to cuff with hook and eye closure; skirt gathered to waist; self ties at side seams; bodice lined with white cotton twill.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830s-1840s
Material
cotton (textile)
resist dyeing
stitching
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Clover
cloverleafs
Cotton
cotton (textile)
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Resist
resist dyeing
stitching
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Wool Challis
wrappers (garments)
Accession Number
1992.255
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7240

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