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(now much yellowed), embroidered all over with white linen thread in floral sprig with border design on each of two flounces composing skirt and on edges of center front and center back, bodice panels of similar connected floral sprigs with angular stems, bodice fitted, buttoned down center...

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Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins

American, Second half 19th century

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64 x 57 cm (25 3/16 x 22 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts