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Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s-1860s

GUSN

GUSN-7250

Description

Multicolor wool challis print; center panels, cuffs and hem - red ground with black paisley medallions with sprays of roses surrounded by multicolor floral garland; body and sleeves - faded purple ground with alternating stripes of roses and geometric shapes in red, green and yellow; v-neckline; piping at neck, armseye and waist; long, full sleeves gathered to turned- back cuff; bodice lined with brown twill with hook and eye closure; princess seams in back; hem bound with red wool and lined with brown glazed linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wrappers (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
linen (material)
printing (process)
wool (textile)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
paisley
Women's clothing
Linen
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Floral
Geometric
Paisley
Wool Challis
GOWN, DRESSING

Inscription

Printed tag tied to neck: ""Craft / Studios / NORTH SCITUATE / RHODE ISLAND"". Written in ink: ""#7"".

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Estate of Elinor C. Larson

Accession Number

1992.252