DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1876-1879

GUSN

GUSN-13718

Description

Printed white ground w/ purple medallions of George Washington alternating w/ red shield depicting scales of justice & "Peace"; "1776" also part of medallions. Collar & 7 buttons; long sleeves w/ turned back cuff & ruffled hem; fullness at back of skirt; 1 pocket.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
cotton (textile)
stitching
printing (process)
rolling up
centennials
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Classical Figure
Medallion
Centennial
George Washington
DRESS

Inscription

Printed allover pattern: 1. Oval medallion w/: ""1776"" 2. Shield w/: ""Peace"" & scales of Justice.

Additional Identification Number

1931.330A-B

Maker

American Print Works (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Fall River, MA, USA

Accession Number

1931.330AB

Reference Notes

Montgomery, F.. Printed Textiles. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)