clothing

Woman’s costume, cotton, lace. i. Blue cotton jacket with cloth and brass buttons; sleeves and back partly composed of panels of ecru lace alternating with red and blue cotton panels embroidered in cross-stitch; neck also embroidered in cross-stitch and trimmed with ecru lace.
ii. Cotton skirt, part blue, part red with broad band of cross stitch embroidery around hem. iii. Apron composed of panels of ecru lace alternating with blue and red cotton panels embroidered in cross-stitch and edged with ecru lace; black silk ties. iv. Red cotton bib embroidered in cross-stitch and trimmed with ecru lace. i. Length 22.5 in. ii. Length 28 in. iii. Length 33 in. iv. Length 12.5 in.

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