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Wrapper. Cotton pique; vertical paisley stripe (paisley's in blue and green on red ground) alternates with abstract blue & green shapes with scrolled borders on black ground; front yoke and gathered below; standing collar; piping at shoulders, armscye, yoke waist; long sleeves pleated at shoulder; cartridge pleats at back; waistband at back only with ties attached at side seams; dress has printed border of paisleys and scrolls on red & black ground along center front and around hem; ? covered buttons center front to hem (opening stitched closed near hem - probably open all the way, at one time); inner bodice of beige cotton twill (boning has been removed) has raw edge; back, sleeves and skirt lined with brown cotton printed with blue and green ovals arranged in rows.
block printing (relief printing process)