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Afternoon dress
Afternoon dress
Date:
1800–1810
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Printed Cotton
Dimensions:
138 x 34.5 cm (54 5/16 x 13 9/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
39651
Acquisition Date:
1912-08-12
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Hannah H. Williams

Dress of cotton printed with gold, white, brown and blue patterning: drawstring neckline; inner bust support; fiddle-back seaming; skirt gathered into center back waist; self fabric ties sewn into seams on either side of center back wrap around body and tie at center front to create empire waistline; horizontal tucks at regular intervals create swag effect along bottom of skirt.