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Description

Brown (faded plum) linen ground printed with criss-crossing medallion stripes in red, blue, green and yellow; large rounded collar; bodice gathered at yoke and waistband; yoke lined with linen printed with brown and red floral; piping at armscye, yoke and waist; center front opening, no fastening; cream ribbon tie at neck (modern); long sleeves gathered at shoulder, tapering to waist; skirt gathered all around; pocket at right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840s
Inscriptions
1) Printed tag tied to neck: ""#50 / Craft / Studio / NORTH SCITUATE / RHODE ISLAND"". 2) Handwritten tag tied to neck: ""Dress 1840 / 56.00 / LE"".
Material
linen (material)
printing (process)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Medallion
printing (process)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1992.257
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7266

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