Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830s

GUSN

GUSN-32723

Description

Long; white; bodice front has a "V" of embroidered flowers w/ net inserts and featherwork; same embroidery around sleeves to back, and down center back and hem; lace neckline and capped sleeves; eyelet waistband; hem has 2 bands of narrow tucks w/ band of embroidered floral sprigs w/ net inserts; drawstring neckline.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Garland
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Otis Porter

Accession Number

1929.631

Places

Massachusetts (United States)