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Object Name Dress, Maternity
Year Range from 1829
Year Range to 1835
Description White linen. Round collar. Front closure opens to floor with 7 brass hooks & thread eyes, gap at breast to allow for nursing. Gathered under yoke with piping. Full gigot (imbecile) sleeves with 2 controlling bands at top. Cuffs with 3 brass hooks & thread eyes. Raised waist drawn in back with tape drawstring. No shaping in front. Bodice lined but no evidence how lining closed.
Accession Number 2007.35