1800-1809, White embroidered cotton dress
Sheer white cotton floor length dress with embroidery on bodice front neck and hem; short sleeves with tassel trim. Dress has above-waist empire waistline with front bodice slightly gathered at waist and having a one-sided drawstring at the neck edge.
Additional fiber images and information available at the CAMEO Materials Database at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
This dress was purchased from Cora Ginsburg.
Cotton dress fabric and cotton embroidery; flax tying cord
“1800-1809, White embroidered cotton dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed June 20, 2018, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4850.
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