1800-1820 Corsage in red cotton printed with black flower sprigs Short model with lap building in the back; low, square neckline; long sleeves appropriate; closes mid front with hooks and eyes; lined with coarse linen.
Old Sturbridge Village, item 26.33.166a-d, c1800-5, Woman's orange cotton gown or dress printed with small brown crosses outlined in white. Gown with linen lining intended to be pinned in front. Gathered bodice front pins up over lining at shoulders. Fullness at center back intended to cover very small bustle, hem consequently somewhat longer at center back. Long ties attached at waist. Separate sleeves and tucker of matching fabric.
American rural indigo cotton print dress, c.1795-1810 This transitional-style dress, difficult to accurately date, [was] remade from an earlier garment... According to oral provenance, the dress came from an Amherst, New Hampshire estate... The bodice was shortened and the skirt made slimmer in the early 19th century style. The extra fabric from the skirt could have been used to make new long, loose sleeves. The dress is totally hand sewn and closes in front with a drawstring on the skirt.
Circa 1800. Regency England summer cotton day dress. Stitching is in silk. The dress is in a fine cotton with a print of clouds and ivy roller printed, lined with a stronger cotton. The flounce at the bottom has a stitched piped edging. The inner bodice has mother of pearl buttons. Measures 54 inches in length , bust 30 inches. The waist is high typical of the period with a gathered neckline and fitted sleeves. The dress has a wrapped apron which ties at the back , typical agin of the…