Printed cotton dress with large sleeves


Fashion History Museum

Fashion History Museum
Cambridge, Canada

Pale orange cotton dress with woven gingham pattern and overall floral calicoe print. Large upper sleeves, wide collar with open, rounded neckline, and high waist. Shown with red and green striped silk shawl, strand of coral beads,a nd Straw hat with green silk ribbon trim.


  • Title: Printed cotton dress with large sleeves
  • Date Created: 1829/1832
  • Provenance: Acquired from Toronto dealer who said she got it in Canada but no proof or lineage offered.
  • Type: Dress
  • Original Source: http://fashionhistorymuseum.com/
  • Rights: Fashion History Museum
  • Medium: Cotton
  • Origin: England or Canada

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