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Purple fading to brown-gray linen printed with white floral and serpentine ribbon pattern; hook and eye at pointed collar; ruffled yoke; long center placket with three buttons at yoke; long sleeves gathered to two-button cuffs; fullness at back gathered into waistband at center back; attached self-belt with hook and eye closure; deep ruffle attached over hem; bodice lined with brown cotton twill with five buttons below yoke.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890s-1900s
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
machine-made
printing (process)
stitching
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
printing (process)
Serpentine
serpentine (shape)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
wrappers (garments)
Accession Number
1992.259
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7247

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