A white linen shift

American
1861
Worked by Marietta Carr Chester


Object Place: USA

Accession Number

52.251

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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