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Made of fine white cotton, the skirt trimmed withbands of fine tucks, and edged with scallops and eyelet holes; the waist trimmed with bands of embroidery and faggotting, neck and sleeves edged with scallops. Stained, worn.

Credit Line

Gift of M. Eloise Talbot

American, probably early 19th century

Object Place

United States


57 x 72 cm (22 7/16 x 28 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with tucks and cotton embroidery, needleworked buttons, and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts