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White cambric dress

American
about 1825


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

130.5 cm (51 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.200

Medium or Technique

Cambric

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of white cambric; fitted bodice, hooked down center back; wide boat neckline, short puffed sleeves; flounce, edged with India embroidered mull, around neckline and deep pointed over sleeves; neck and pointed flounce trimmed with puffs of embroidered net; skirt trimmed with deep border design of embroidered fan and leaf motives in part of embroidered net and in part of appliqued embroidery; two flounces with embroidered pointed edges around bottom of skirt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates