Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1802-1812

GUSN

GUSN-12812

Description

Cream cotton w/ narrow & wide gauze stripes; wide stripes embroidered w/ chain stitch scrolling motifs w/ oval center & tendrils. Drawstring neckline & waist; high waist; narrow waistband; shirt sleeves gathered at shoulder w/ drawstring cuff; shoulder seams extend into back panels. Plain hem; box pleats at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
cotton (textile)
embroidering
gauze
Empire (style)
scrolls (motifs)
stripes
Women's clothing
Cotton
Gauze
Embroidered
Chain Stitched
Hand Stitched
Empire
Scroll
Striped
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1942.281A

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman

Accession Number

1942.281