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Faded aubergine wool challis printed with green-rimmed octagons in yellow, blue and red; round neckline; piping at neck and armscye; front center placket with ten silk-covered buttons; long sleeves gathered to cuffs with hook and eye closure; drawstring waistband with inside drawstrings; brown silk cord belt with tassels; body and sleeves lined with linen printed with narrow brown geometric vertical stripe on red ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Inscriptions
Printed tag tied to buttonhole: ""#3 / Craft Studio / NORTH SCITUATE / RHODE ISLAND"".
Material
linen (material)
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Geometric
geometric patterns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
printing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Wool Challis
wrappers (garments)
Accession Number
1992.263
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7243

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