Blue and Cream Dress

Title

Blue and Cream Dress

Creator

Unknown

Date

1840s

Description

Blue and cream, cotton printed dress with fringed sleeves and smocking at waist.

Identifier

2012.45.580

Contributor

Gift from Elizabeth S. Brown

Coverage

Unknown

Extent

Bust: 34" Waist: 22"

Curator Notes

Good condition. Left side of bodice near collar shows evidence of damage and subsequent repair. Gown would have been worn with petticoats to create a bell shaped skirt. Petticoats not available during photography.

Textile

Cotton Lawn, Cotton Twill, and Silk

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

Laura Winslow Rev. 8/2018

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Blue and Cream Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed January 21, 2019, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/1307.

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