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Description

Brown glazed linen printed with scrolling floral vine in pink and yellow; bodice has scoop neck, yoke, front placket with no fastening; bodice lined with natural linen; piping at back yoke, side seams and waist; long, plain sleeves; skirt gathered all around at waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830s-1840
Inscriptions
1) Written ink ink on bodice lining: ""Collection of / Elinor C. Larson"". 2) Written on tag attached to neck: ""#12 / Elinor Larson"".
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
linen (material)
resist dyeing
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Resist
resist dyeing
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Vine
vines
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1992.275
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7267

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