Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1852

GUSN

GUSN-37047

Description

Long; white; "V" panel w/ elaborate embroidery; capped sleeves w/ 3 ruffles and same elaborate embroidery; eyelet waistband; 2 deep tucks at hem; ruffle at neck; drawstring neckline.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
floral patterns
stylization
Infant Girls' Clothing
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Geometric Floral
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Inscription

Handwritten note pinned at back neckline: ""Worn by Sarah Elizabeth Cummings born Dec. 22, 1852 Boston.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cummings

Accession Number

1934.1701

Places

Massachusetts (United States)