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Description

Faded aubergine wool challis printed with parsley and floral stripe in red, yellow and brown on green; band collar; nine buttonholes center of bodice with eight faceted steel buttons; piping at armseyes and waist; darts in front, princess seams in back; three-quarter length sleeves with cuff of brown pleated silk; white embroidered net undersleeve with pink silk drawstring at waist; brown and pink plaid silk lining cuff of top sleeve; brown twill lining in bodice; skirt cartridge-pleated all around; hook and eye at waist; pocket at right; two self ruffles attached above hem; hem bound with brown wool tape; skirt lined with brown linen; hem faced with glazed linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s-1860
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
machine-made
net (textile)
printing (process)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
paisley
Paisley
printing (process)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Wool Challis
Accession Number
1992.262
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7260

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