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Woman's dress

White dress, high waisted bodice and buttons down center front, plain round neckline, long sleeves (cut off at cuffs), open skirt with ruffled front edges and gathers at back (dress to be worn with petticoat)

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, 1810s

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 135.3 x 81.3 cm (53 1/4 x 32 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.47

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes