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Description

Faded aubergine wool challis printed with two-tone circles in green, red and brown; round neckline with hook and eye closure; eight brown painted buttons / nine holes at center front of bodice; piping at neck, armseye and waist; boned darts in front, princess seams in back; lined in tan twill; long, capped full sleeves gathered to cuff with hook and eye closure; cap sleeves edged with black velvet; skirt gathered all around; pocket at right; hem faced with brown glazed linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Material
linen (material)
printing (process)
stitching
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
printing (process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Wool Challis
Accession Number
1992.256
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7256

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