1805 high waisted empire gown in figural silk floral pattern, piped seams around the belting, tabs cross over the front from the shoulders, short sleeves with piping at the seam, the top is drawstring, waist hooks closed, tabs trim the piping of the belting.
Dress: ca. 1815, hand-stitched changeable silk and linen, with silk-covered wooden buttons. Object Number: 1959.25.4
Janet Arnold Patterns of Fashion 2 - 1861/63
1800-05 Printed Cotton Gown, Back. Empire line, scooped neckline, gathered bodice, long straight sleeves. Cream with scrolling polychrome floral, high waist with belt loops, flared skirt pieced side gores, muslin bodice lining with front closure. whitakerauction.smugmug.com
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