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Woman's white India mull dress

Short waisted, square neck, puffed lower border of skirt embroidered in design of scalloped crescents and edged with beading; sprays of small five-petalled flowers and two large leaves with net centers above lower border of skirt. Embroidery worked with heavy white cotton thread. Narrow edge...

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Gift of the children of Mrs. M. A. DeWolfe Howe (Fanny Huntington Quincy), Miss Helen H. Howe, Quincy Howe, and Mark DeWolfe Howe

probably American, About 1817–20

Object Place

United States

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Textiles and Fashion Arts