One piece dress of blue and tan large-scale checkerboard plaid; satin dots woven all over squares of plaid; fitted bodice with high, round neck and long sleeves trimmed with blue fringe at bottom; buttoned down front with blue silk-covered buttons; skirt, longer and much fuller in back than front: pocket in right front fold; placket in left front fold; skirt lined with tan glazed cotton; bodice lined in part with tan twill and in part with white cotton.
One-piece dress of checkerboard plaid
- American, about 1865
- 151 x 90 cm (59 7/16 x 35 7/16 in.)
- Medium or Technique
- Silk satin checkerboard plaid and figure weave, silk fringe, linen net embroidered, cotton twill and cotton glazed lining, metal covered buttons, and metal closures
- Accession Number
- Not on view