Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840s

GUSN

GUSN-7266

Description

Brown (faded plum) linen ground printed with criss-crossing medallion stripes in red, blue, green and yellow; large rounded collar; bodice gathered at yoke and waistband; yoke lined with linen printed with brown and red floral; piping at armscye, yoke and waist; center front opening, no fastening; cream ribbon tie at neck (modern); long sleeves gathered at shoulder, tapering to waist; skirt gathered all around; pocket at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
linen (material)
printing (process)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
stripes
Women's clothing
Linen
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Medallion
Stripe
Geometric
Floral
DRESS

Inscription

1) Printed tag tied to neck: ""#50 / Craft / Studio / NORTH SCITUATE / RHODE ISLAND"". 2) Handwritten tag tied to neck: ""Dress 1840 / 56.00 / LE"".

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Estate of Elinor C. Larson

Accession Number

1992.257