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Woman's dress

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Blue and white stripe dress, rounded neckline, high waisted fitted bodice with hooks at back and ties at waist, long sleeves with ruffle at shoulders and cuffs, full length skirt gathered in back with two tucks across bottom


Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, around 1800

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


144 x 74 cm (56 11/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton, plain weave linen and plain weave cotton linings, metal hooks and eyes


Textiles and Fashion Arts