Woman's dress

American
1805


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

122 cm (48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2392

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (mull) embroidered with cotton

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s gown made of sheer cotton mull with a high waistline, low round neckline, short puffed sleeves, and long train. Fabric is embroidered with white cotton in diagonal patterns of cinquefoil flowers and sprays of berries in satin, stem, knot, and dot stitches. Some brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna B. Stearns