- Item 105395 - Young woman's muslin dress, ca. 1830
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 105395
- 2054px x 4761px - 6.8"w x 15.9"h @ 300dpi | Need a larger size?
- *Credit line must read: Collections of Maine Historical Society
From the turn of the century to the 1830s, young women favored delicate, white cotton muslin, likely in reaction to heavier, boned brocade fashion of the previous generation. The sloping shoulders, narrow waist, and short, gigot-like (puffed) sleeves are all emblematic of feminine fashion trends specific to the decade.Show Details
The removable pelerine (small cape) completes this two-piece dress.