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Fancy dress made from 18th c. fabric; cream cotton block printed with branches bearing flowers and buds in blues and reds and aubergine; Bodice (A) - scooped neck with self ruching, hook and eye at waist; cutaway waist; long sleeves with wide ruched cuff, lined with white linen, peplum lined with pink silk; box pleat at back; matching skirt (B); drawstring waist, dustruffle, pink linen lining.
block printing (relief printing process)
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman