Fine linen mull overdress or tunic with an all-over pattern of green floral sprigs, cream silk satin inserts with ribbon lacings a shoulders, underarms, and back pleats.
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation
American, about 1801
Possibly New England, United States
Center front: 91.4 cm (36 in.) Center back: 103.5 cm (40 3/4 in.) Length (Sleeve length): 355.6 mm (14 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread; satin inserts and ribbon; linen plain weave lining