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Fine white muslin embroidered with white cotton, and with laid-work and drawn-work. The edges are straight; from them run deep points of drawn-work edged on two sides with scrolling lines of laid-work; between the points of drawn-work are embroidered conventional flowers and clover-like leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

American, 1830–60

Dimensions

35.3 x 46.2 cm (13 7/8 x 18 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

17.1591

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery, laid-work, and drawn-work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes