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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)


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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts