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Description

Cream wool challis printed with brown chine stripe with alternating patterns of green leaves and red and blue floral bunches; broad neckline trimmed with ecru crocheted lace; yoke effect created by attached pleating; piping at armseye and waist; short, wide pointed sleeves; boned darts in front, princess seams in back; center back hook and eye closure with insert of lace-covered linen (concealed); bodice and sleeves lined with linen; hidden linen waistband with button and snaps at center front and hook and eye in back; box pleating all around; pocket at left; hem faced with glazed linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830s
Inscriptions
1) Printed tag pinned to neck: ""#6 / Craft / Studios / NORTH SCITUATE / RHODE ISLAND"". 2) Handwritten tag tied to waist: ""Pd / 8 -"".
Material
chiné technique
crocheting
glazing (coating)
linen (material)
printing (process)
stitching
tin (metal)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Bouquet
Chine'
chiné technique
Crocheted
crocheting
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
printing (process)
scrolling foliage
stitching
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Wool Challis
Accession Number
1992.279
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7265

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