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Dress

White ground with powdered minute blossom in blue, tan and pink with black stem and leaf; (a) bodice, fitted and hooked down back; shirred yoke, fullness in front, gathered to slightly rounded point in front; long sleeves shirred into narrow cuff; short cap oversleeves both edged with embroidered...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

American, about 1820

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.) Center back (skirt): 99.1 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

52.234a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton; printed muslin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes