View A Front. There are 3 different fronts, darted, gathered and more gathered! This is the darted one.
Kent State Uni - Item 1983.001.0028, dated 1808-12, England - cotton day dress printed with red and blue floral rondels overall. The dress with scoop neck and high waist. A panel from the waistband flaps up over the bust, ties at the waist are pulled to the tightly pleated back. The short sleeves with sewn in fitted undersleeve with ruffled wrist.
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Printed cotton gown, cream with scrolling polychrome floral having long sleeve, gathered bodice, high waist with belt loops, flared skirt pieced side gores, muslin bodice lining with front closure 1800-1805
The Merry Dressmaker: Kent State Museum of Fashion: A Pictorial Tease II