Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1808-1812

GUSN

GUSN-12795

Description

White muslin embroidered with five-pointed stars in silver metallic thread (silver has tarnished); high waist; gathered at bust and back; short puffed sleeves; drawstring neckline at back; train; hook and eye at back, waist; waistband lined with linen twill; skirt pleated at waistband at back. Back seam bound with linen tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
thread
metallic (color attribute)
Empire (style)
geometric patterns
stars
Women's clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Empire
Star
Geometric
Fiddle Thread
Dress

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Clara B. Winthrop

Accession Number

1930.1234