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Dress waist

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The body of the dress has low neck, short sleeves and a short waist. In the front are worked with white cotton, laid work and drawn work, sprays of conventional flowers and leaves, mostly leaves. The sleeves are embroidered with a similar design and there are short ruffles in the back. The...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury

Indian, Early 19th century

Dimensions

45.2 x 24.1 cm (17 13/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.2790

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton and embroidery, steel hook closures

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes