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Object Number 1983.001.0072
Object Name Dress
Date 1848-1852, ca.
Culture American, attributed
Description White cotton gauze printed with blue dots and border print on flounces, full belled sleeves, tiered skirt.

Original catalog card: C. 1850, White cotton gauze printed with blue dots and flower and stripe border pattern, day dress. The dress with wide neck that is gathered under the bust. The sleeves with dropped shoulder and gathered with wide open undersleeve with ruffle trim. The tiered skirt with small ruffles of printed flowers and striped band.
Material Cotton gauze
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Credit line Silverman/Rodgers Collection
Exhibit History-Exhibit # 174