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Tan linen; band collar; nine large silk-covered buttons and holes center of bodice concealing hook and eye closure; piping at armseyes and at waist in back; long sleeves; princess seams in back; bodice lined with brown cotton twill; self welt attached at side seams; skirt has cartridge pleating in back; pocket at right; trimmed above hems with three rows of bronze wool tape in Greek key pattern; hem bound with same.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860s
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
stitching
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
GOWN, DRESSING
Greek Key
Hand Stitched
key pattern
Linen
linen (material)
stitching
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
wrappers (garments)
Accession Number
1992.265
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7251

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