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White cotton sacque

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A white cotton sacque, high round neck, with turned back collar and self ties at front, about knee length, longer in back than in front, long bell shaped raglan sleeves, back cut on bias in one piece, fronts cut on straight of goods; all edges finished with embroidered scallops; soiled and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner

American, about 1865

Object Place

United States


92 cm (36 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts