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White cambric dress

White cambric dress embroidered with white cotton thread in knot stitch; powder design of minute modified crescent; narrow waistband, narrow sleevebands and center front of bodice in zig-zag design; four narrow, horizontal strips near bottom skirt; bottom edge of skirt scalloped with border...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. L. Earle Rowe

American, Early 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts