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A wedding dress of white mull

Embroidered with heavy white cotton in large-scale relief design of grapes, square cut neck with drawstrings, very short sleeves, plain in front with fullness all gathered to back, longer in back to form train; many details of embroidered design, such as large leaves, some blossoms formed by...

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Provenance

Said to have been worn by Dolly Vaughan.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

American, About 1800

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

52.1664a

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull; embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes