|Collection||Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection|
Lightweight, semisheer white cotton dress heavy with circular and floral whitework eyelet embroidery. Emproidered triangular picot edging at neck front and back, sleeves, and hemline. Bodice: gathered tightly to wide waistband. Triangular emboirdered insert center front and center back. Right side of back insert not seamed to side back, allowing for straight-pinned-shut back closure, continted into skirt below the waistband with hooks and eyes. Side fronts, side backs, and waistband without whitework.
Sleeves: 3/4 Length sleeves with embroidery.
Skirt: one piece, darted to fit waistband, one seam at center back, embroidery in rows around skirt, no hem to be let.
|Used||Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, Va.)|
|Dimensions||H-0.125 W-39.5 L-50 inches|
Raum, Muriel A.