Woman's overdress/tunic

American
about 1801


Object Place: Possibly New England, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 91.4 cm (36 in.) Center back: 103.5 cm (40 3/4 in.) Length (Sleeve length): 355.6 mm (14 in.)

Accession Number

1998.96

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread; satin inserts and ribbon; linen plain weave lining

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fine linen mull overdress or tunic with an all-over pattern of green floral sprigs, cream silk satin inserts with ribbon lacings a shoulders, underarms, and back pleats.

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation