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Long waisted dress with flounce around bottom, long sleeves, round collar, buttoned down back; made of thin white cotton with edges of collar, sleeves, skirt and center front panel of rickrack braid in leaf design bound together by needlepoint stitches.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Guy Bayley

American, about 1870

Object Place

United States


58 x 50 cm (22 13/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton tape lace, and mother of pearl buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts