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Multicolor wool challis print; center panels, cuffs and hem - red ground with black paisley medallions with sprays of roses surrounded by multicolor floral garland; body and sleeves - faded purple ground with alternating stripes of roses and geometric shapes in red, green and yellow; v-neckline; piping at neck, armseye and waist; long, full sleeves gathered to turned- back cuff; bodice lined with brown twill with hook and eye closure; princess seams in back; hem bound with red wool and lined with brown glazed linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s-1860s
Inscriptions
Printed tag tied to neck: ""Craft / Studios / NORTH SCITUATE / RHODE ISLAND"". Written in ink: ""#7"".
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
printing (process)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
paisley
Paisley
printing (process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Wool Challis
wrappers (garments)
Accession Number
1992.252
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7250

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