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Object Name Dress
Year Range from 1850.0
Year Range to 1860.0
Description L/53 1/4; W/19 1/2. Printed cotton. Design consists of circles in browns & blues filled with either plaids or small intestine-like patterns, in two sizes, against tan ground. Round neckline. Front closure with black metal hooks & eyes. Piped armholes. Dropped shoulders with bell sleeves. Sleeves with 2 tiers of ruffled edges with aqua blue ribbed silk ribbon. Bodice and skirt separate & sewn together. Skirt tightly gathered below the waistline. Skirt terminates with 2 rows of ruffles. Bodice lined with off-white cotton. Skirt lined with glazed cotton. Hand sewn.
Accession Number 1982.9