- Catalogue Status
- Research in Progress
- Woman's printed cotton dress, with a low neckline gathered on to a drawstring in front; across the back fullness is gathered into sewn-down pleats across the shouler blades. The dress hangs waistless to the floor, and has a small train in the back. Close-fitting set-in sleeves. Ruffle around the neck and hem edges. Pocket slits in side seams. A plain linen lining in the top forms a fitted inner bodice, with holes for lacing in front. The fabric is copper plate printed in red on a white ground, with thin meandering branches, a few clusters of small flowers, intersected by a meandering arrangement of flower buds.
- Data Source
- Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
- Bromley Hall, (Middlesex, England, 1712–1763)
- ca. 1770
- Credit Line
- Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund
- Medium: cotton Technique: printed by engraved copper plate on plain weave
- H x W (Height of Center back; Shoulder Width; Waist circumference): 142.2 × 30.5 × 71.1 cm (56 × 12 × 28 in.)
- costume & accessories
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