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White muslin skirt

White muslin skirt with two narrow linen tapes for shoulder straps, deep border design embroidered with white cotton thread, in central band with floral design flanked by minute sprigs and zig-zags with scalloped bottom edge, bands separated by lines of drawn work.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward J. Cornelis

American, Early 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, muslin; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts