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White linen ground printed with alternating vertical bands of floral and chevron stripes in red, tan and brown; pointed collar; brown glass button at neck; open front, piping at neck and armscyl [? armsage?]; long, full sleeves gathered to one-button cuffs; gathered waist with inside drawstring, center back; attached self ties; body full lined with white linen printed with alternating vertical stripes of flowers and leaves and chine' bands.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840s-1850s
Inscriptions
Written in ink on twill tape inside neck: ""T.F.D. 20""
Material
chiné technique
linen (material)
printing (process)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Chevron
chevrons (motifs)
Chine'
chiné technique
Floral
floral patterns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
printing (process)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
wrappers (garments)
Accession Number
1992.277
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7242

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