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Cotton plain weave high-waisted, short-sleeved dress, embroidered hem in with leaf and tree forms, embroidered center and front. Possibly remade from earlier garment

Provenance

Inherited through George Sullivan Bowdoin

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Helen Kingsford Preston

American (New England), about 1820

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

75 x 57 cm (29 1/2 x 22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.497

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes