Clothing & Personal Accessories
ca. between 1850 and 1855
Litchfield Historical Society
Matching dress and pelerine. White cotton dress with printed design of purple horizontal stripes alternating with vines of ivy also in purple. The dress is high waisted with a full length skirt, off the shoulder neckline, gathered bodice and short sleeves. The sleeves have double ruffle at end. Boning sewn into lining of dress and hook and eyes on center back. Pelerine in matching fabric. Ruffle around edge except for on right facing side which is worn under opposite side with ruffle.
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