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A white linen shift

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Worked by Marietta Carr Chester, for her wedding, June 19, 1862; wide square cut neck, short sleeves, sleeve edges and neck band embroidered with scalloped edges and design of minute stylized vine.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

American, 1861

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

52.251

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes