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One piece dress of printed cotton

American
About 1850–55


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

129 cm (50 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1948

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small scale polychrome print of spray of roses and other blossoms enclosed in octagon formed by fretwork bands and ornamental plaques; bodice fitted, slightly pointed in front; high round neck; long bell sleeves with short, cap, over-sleeves; buttoned down front with cambric buttons; sleeves trimmed with white rickrack braid; undersleeves of white organdy embroidered with black in deeply scalloped points; skirt full all around.

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Mildred and Margaret Allen