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Printed cotton pelisse, American, ca. 1815. This dress presents a lively and engaging textile with its overall small prints. This style of print was in high demand in the teens and although it could have been made in New England by this time, it was probably imported from England, which shipped large quantities throughout the period.
Evening Dress 1914-1920 The Metropolitan Museum of Art - OMG that dress!
Dress Date: 1810–15 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. (132.1 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Helen S. Gulick, 1999 Accession Number: 1999.224
Cotton morning dress ca. 1820, American - in the Metropolitan Museum of Art costume collections.