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Object ID 1931.020.001
Object Name Dress
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift of Miss Elizabeth R. Jackson
Year Range from 1795
Year Range to 1800
Description Hand-sewn, full-length light brown linen dress with elbow length sleeves and a front closure that consists of two drawstrings at the neck and waist. The skirt is unlined and the bodice is lined with linen. It has a round neck and a pocket slit at each hip. There is also a single intact growth pleat at the hem.
Dimensions W-15 L-52 inches
Dimension Details width at shoulders; waist is approximately 35".
Owned Elizabeth Hanson Robinson
Provenance According to the donor, this dress belonged to her great-grandmother, Elizabeth Hanson Robinson (1778-1853), who was a Wilmington Quaker.
Subjects Clothing & dress
Search Terms Clothing
Eighteenth Century
Material Linen