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One piece dress

American
About 1800


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

113 cm (44 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.824

Medium or Technique

Mull, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White mull embroidered with white cotton pattern showing double undulating serrated lines crossing lines of sprays of wheat undulating in opposite direction; between these, sparsely scattered four-petaled blossoms. Short, gathered bodice above a narrow waistband of drawn work with French knots. Low, round neckline with drawstring. Short, full sleeves with drawstring. Plain, straight closure extends back center to waist level. In back, shirt extends into long train. Condition fair; stains and holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke