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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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Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury

Indian, Early 19th century


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

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Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton and embroidery, steel hook closures


Textiles and Fashion Arts