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Description

Pale green wool challis printed with grape vine pattern in white, purple and brown; bodice has round neck; center placket with twelve faceted black buttons; boned darts; piping at neck, armseyes and waist; capped bell sleeves with ruching trim on cap and cuff; caps lined with tan glazed linen; bodice lined with natural linen; princess seams in back of bodice; hidden tab at waist with hook and eye closure (broken); cartridge pleating all around skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
1) Printed tag tied to neck: ""Craft / Studio / NORTH SCITUATE / RHODE ISLAND"". 2) Written in ink on bodice lining: ""Collection of / Elinor C. Larson"".
Material
linen (material)
printing (process)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
printing (process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Vine
vine scrolls
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Wool Challis
Accession Number
1992.280
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7258

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