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White cotton, very short waist, short sleeves; eight tucks in skirt; back of skirt full; dress open down back; centre panel of bodice and sleeves embroidered in minute conventionalized flower motifs with white cotton thread.

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Mrs. M. A. DeWolfe Howe (Fanny Huntington Quincy), Miss Helen H. Howe, Quincy Howe, and Mark DeWolfe Howe

probably English, 1800–18

Object Place

England

Dimensions

56 x 60 cm (22 1/16 x 23 5/8 in.). L. of back from neck to hem .514

Accession Number

44.15

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, and cotton and linen tapes

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes