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Object Name Dress
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1845
Description Light green striped silk. High U-shaped neckline, no collar. Dropped shoulders. Epaulette. Fitted long sleeves with slit at wrist & 2 brass hooks & thread eyes. 2 rows of beige fringe at sleeve top. U-shaped waist, voluminous vertical tucks from center waist to shoulders. Back closure with 11 brass hooks plus 1 more on opposite side of waist. 1 hook on opposite side plus 1 thread eye. Bodice lined with cotton. Boned. Underarm protectors. Skirt sewn directly to bodice, tightly gathered all around. Skirt unlined except at hemline with tan glazed cotton. Seams piped. Hand sewn.
Accession Number 2007.46