Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1860

GUSN

GUSN-46265

Description

Printed white calico dress with allover pattern of purple leaves and berries; broad neckline with self ruffle. Armholes also trimmed with ruffle; no sleeves; bodice lined with white cotton, hook and eye closure down center front. Skirt gathered all around at waist with overlapping hook and eye closure. Pocket on right side; skirt is unlined; smocking at waist, center front, and back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
Women's clothing
Dress

Associated Building

Used At Marrett House (Standish, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances S. Marrett

Accession Number

1959.1231