Shaker Museum

Dress

Maroon wool dress inscribed "E.M." and "1852", Mount Lebanon, NY

1830-1854

Object ID
1980.19281.1
Community
,
Makers
Shaker
Description

Handwoven brown wool, plain weave. Bodice and sleeves lined with indigo blue and white printed cotton. Sleeve cuff is lined with brown and black printed cotton. Brown glass domed button closure at cuff. High waisted, straight styling 3" dow from armscye. Double drop apron front. Closed using straight pins.

,

,

Do you have information you'd like to share?

CONTACT US

Shaker Museum updates records with information as it becomes available.

Copyright of this artwork Citation rules

Citation rules

Shaker Museum Dress. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=19169. Accessed on October 4, 2022

We are dedicated to making the cultural heritage of the Shakers available to the public for free.

DONATE