Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-11137

Description

A woman's dress in brown cotton print patterned with green and white floral sprigs and leaves, with a round neckline and front center bodice closing with hook and eye (later) at the waist- slightly raised waistline with gathered skirt. Very full puffed sleeves, which are narrow at the shoulder to the wrist; the hem is lined with a brown/ecru print and the bodice is lined with a natural linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
floral patterns
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Floral
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

51 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.468