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Dress, Brooch, Dress, Scarf, Day cap, Eyeglasses, Pin, Housewife, and Shoes

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

View of two dresses and various period accessories.

Dress, c. 1845. American. Silk. Gift of Miss Elizabeth J. Ratmond, 1965.219a,b

Brooch, c. 1850. American. Hair under glass, gold-filled setting. Gift of Mrs. Susan T. Darling, 1923.150

Dress, c. 1840–45. American. Cotton/wool. Purchased from Special Gift Fund, 1958.567a

Scarf, c. 1830–50. American. Embroidered cotton. Gift of Mrs. Grace (C. Wilbur) Cary, 1946.361

Day cap, 1840s. American. Embroidered cotton. Costume and Textile Purchase Fund, 2012.31.10

Eyeglasses, 1830–40. Collection of Thomas G. Shaw, The Clothing Bureau

Pin, c. 1820–50. American. Gold, pearls, glass, and hair. Bequest of Miss Adele Kneeland through her niece, Mrs. Philip A. Means, 1938.428

Housewife, c. 1830s. American. Printed cotton. Collection of Mary D. Doering

Shoes, 1842. Tan leather. Gift of Mrs. Willard Jones, 1963.217a,b

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  • Title: Dress, Brooch, Dress, Scarf, Day cap, Eyeglasses, Pin, Housewife, and Shoes
  • Type: Costume

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