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White mull dress

early 19th century


Dimensions

145 x 65 cm (57 1/16 x 25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.206

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with silver flat metal embroidery, linen innerbodice,cotton ties, and metal hook and eye closures

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Americas , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

American, of Indian material, early 19th century. Dress of white mull embroidered with silver in powder of alternating dots and stars; short, high-waisted bodice; short, full sleeves; all fullness of skirt gathered to back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates