late 19th century
96 cm (37 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .96 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment.
Medium or Technique
Linen and cotton; embroidery
Not On View
Dark blue linen, the collar and shoulder straps are worked with red cotton and chain-stitch and French knots. Borders of straight and curving lines and conventional leaves are worked around the collar and on the shoulders. In the corners of the collar and at the neck are symmetrical sprays of flowers and buds.
Gift of the Misses Sara, Elizabeth Gaskell and Margaret Norton