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Woman's dress

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Woman's gown made of sheer cotton mull with a high waistline, low round neckline, short puffed sleeves, and long train. Fabric is embroidered with white cotton in diagonal patterns of cinquefoil flowers and sprays of berries in satin, stem, knot, and dot stitches. Some brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna B. Stearns

American, 1805

Object Place

United States


122 cm (48 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (mull) embroidered with cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts