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Woman's dress

American
around 1800


Place of Manufacture, Massachusetts, United States, , Place of Use, Lexington

Dimensions

144 x 74 cm (56 11/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.71

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton, plain weave linen and plain weave cotton linings, metal hooks and eyes

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue and white stripe dress, rounded neckline, high waisted fitted bodice with hooks at back and ties at waist, long sleeves with ruffle at shoulders and cuffs, full length skirt gathered in back with two tucks across bottom

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone