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History & Notes: This dress belonged to Mrs. Emma Hamilton. Emma and her husband, Charles, homesteaded in the Marsing area.
Description: Two piece dress in off white cotton printed with orchid flowers and green leaves. Shirred bodice front, ruffled on sleeves trimmed with orchid satin ribbon, also trimmed with a lace flounce at cuff. Lined with cotton muslin. Large hook and eye fastenings. Skirt features three tiers of ruffles on bottom.
Object Number: 1978.170.0006
Object: dress
Category: Women's Garments
Circa: 1900
Materials: cotton, satin, metal
Donor: Mrs. Merle Hamilton

Additional Images

White Cotton Dress: Front
White Cotton Dress: Back
White Cotton Dress: Side
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